Seember works on the Visualizing Insights on Fertilizer for African Agriculture (VIFAA) team as the country lead for Nigeria, overseeing all country-level tasks, communicating stakeholder priorities, and supporting Nigeria dashboard design, development, and use. She is also Country Lead for Nigeria on the Tobacco Control Data Initiative (TCDI) team where she supports in-country implementation based on evolving project priorities.
She is a certified project management executive with close to 10 years’ cross-sectoral experience. Her focus is in project management, M&E, process and systems coordination, communications, and information management.
Prior to joining DG, she worked on projects with development partners such as CDC, AGRA, NIRSAL as well as various state governments of Nigeria and the Federal Government of Nigeria; across West and East Africa. Seember holds an MBA from Liverpool Business School and degrees in International Business (INTI, Malaysia) and International Management (Hertfordshire, UK) respectively.
From June 2021 to September 2022, Development Gateway: An IREX Venture’s (DG’s) Visualizing Insights on Fertilizer for African Agriculture (VIFAA) program convened 12 Fertilizer Technical Working Groups in 14 countries which have yielded essential information on Africa’s fertilizer sector, including insights on how geopolitical events have impacted the fertilizer sector and what is needed to mitigate resulting threats to food security throughout Africa.
Representatives from Development Gateway: an IREX Venture (DG) will be attending the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) from September 5-9 in Kigali, Rwanda to highlight two projects: the Visualizing Insights on African Agriculture (VIFAA) project and the Farmer-Centric Data Governance Models project.
Development Gateway’s Aminata Camara Badji and Seember Ali discuss the Nigeria’s Tobacco Control Data Initiative Dashboard, which launched June 28, 2022.