Abdoul Karim Coulibaly is a monitoring and evaluation expert with over 20 years of experience evaluating development programs in various countries. He specializes in microfinance, education, health, food security, and governance. Abdoul is well-versed in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods, participatory research, and the theory of change approach. He has held key positions such as Impact Evaluation Specialist for the Mozilla Foundation, Manager of Evaluation and Learning for the Mastercard Foundation, Monitoring and Evaluation advisor for the CARE USA Access Africa program, and Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator for CARE International in Mali.
As an expert for the Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) initiative, Abdoul collaborates with the Government of Morocco High Commission for Planning (HCP) to promote equitable socio-economic development. His work supports the HCP in providing gender-disaggregated evidence and analytical studies to contribute to formulating, monitoring, and implementing public policies focused on gender equality. Adapting the Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA Plus) methodology, Abdoul will diagnose the current statistical data collection and analysis system. In collaboration with HCP colleagues, he will also lead the design and implementation of a qualitative study aimed at determining the root causes of female under participation in the labor market.
Based in Mali, Abdoul holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics from Ecole Nationale Economie Appliquee (ENEA) in Senegal and a DESS in Demography and Population Studies from the Institut de Formation et de Recherche Demographiques (IFORD) in Cameroon.