Aminata joined IBP in 2020 as the SPARK Program Officer for Senegal. She supports IBP Senegal’s work on strengthening public accountability and bolstering the capacities of social movements to engage in budget processes.
Her role also includes facilitating strategy and monitoring and evaluation processes. Prior to joining IBP, Aminata has worked as a consultant on several projects of institutions such as the ILO, the HIVA Institute of KU Leuven, the Institute of Research for Development (IRD) and the Research Laboratory on Economic and Social Transformations (LARTES). She was also previously a Fellow at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Aminata holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Chicago with a specialization in political economy and development. She is passionate about women’s empowerment, social change and redistributive policies.
Holding a Bachelor degree in Architecture and planning, Dede continued her study
in trans-disciplinary Environment management master course at University of
She has proven record on working in Sustainable Development areas for 10 years, in
a wide range of programmatic themes of Urban design, SDGs, Climate change,
renewable energy, Sustainable Tourism, waste management, and public finance. In
the last three years with WWF Indonesia She had been working to develop Green
Budget Tagging, a specific tool to measure green economy budgeting in Indonesia.
I have joined IBP in February 2021 and I’m based in Dakar, Senegal. As a Program Officer, I support public finance research by trying to identify budget credibility issues that hinder development in the Health, WASH, and Social Protection sectors in Senegal.
Previously, I contributed to the Canadian research sector as a Program Officer at the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). I also have extensive experience in social protection and resource allocation in Senegal; having contributed to the implementation of the National Family Scholarship Program as well as to the Unique National Register in Senegal, as Coordinator of these Programs.
I have a Master’s in Public and International Affairs from the University of Ottawa and a bachelor’s in economics and Political Science from the University of Montreal.
Godson Aloryito joined IBP in 2021 as the Budget Credibility Program Officer for Ghana. He has rich experience in Public Finance Analysis and Advocacy in Fiscal Transparency and Accountability. Prior to joining IBP, he worked as Resident Economist and Coordinator of the Economic Governance Platform, a CSOs’ coalition which influenced the design of Ghana’s recent stabilization program with the IMF by securing social protection programs and mainstreamed CSOs’ monitoring of their implementation as well as key structural fiscal reforms.
Godson recently, initiated and facilitated structured grassroot CSOs dialogue and advocacy with donor agencies such as the World Bank to promote social inclusion and citizens’ feedback on donor-funded projects in Ghana. He has consulted for the Institute of Development Studies, the World Bank and supported the commencement of SPARK in Ghana as a consultant.
Godson holds a B.A. and MPhil degrees in Economics from the University of Ghana and is currently a PhD candidate in Finance at the University of Ghana.
Olaniyi Olaleye joined the International Budget Partnership in 2021 as a Program Officer, Budget Credibility in Nigeria. Previously, he was a Senior Research Analyst at BudgIT Foundation. Olaniyi earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and International Relations from the Obafemi Awolowo University. Ile-Ife and holds a master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.
Olaniyi has written and co-published technical papers on budgeting, fiscal realism, sub-national transparency and inequality. His interest includes unearthing underlying public finance management issues in the social sectors. Olaniyi has managed core governance programs supporting National and International Development Partners and has led a series of campaigns to improve fiscal transparency and accountability at the National and Sub-national levels in Nigeria.