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Founder and director of Bisharat, Ltd. With a background in environment, agriculture, rural development, and African languages, he has developed an expertise in African language computing and localization issues with an eye towards applications for sustainable development. He is currently heading the PanAfrican Localisation project, an initiative funded by IDRC and managed with Kabissa.
Studied Fula (including 2 years speaking Fulfulde of Maasina [Mali] and 2 speaking Pular of Futa Jalon [Guinea]) and Bambara (studied in Mali and the US; 1 year residence in Bamako, Mali). Also published a lexical compilation (dictionary) of Maasina Fulfulde.
Eleven years' total experience in West Africa and travel elsewhere on the continent.
African localisation workshop participation (reverse chronological order):
Looking forward to building network on the basis of work various people have been doing...
Greater appreciation of and more information about localisation efforts in various parts of the continent.
More attention to: