Jacques Diouf

Jacques Diouf is the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). He was Ambassador of the Permanent Mission of Senegal to the United Nations, Secretary-General of the Central Bank for West African States in Dakar and Special Adviser to the Governor of the Central Bank. Dr. Diouf was also a member of the Senegalese Parliament, serving as Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee and the Friendship Parliamentary Group, and was Secretary of State for Science and Technology in the Government.