Mr Bai-Mass Taal, Executive Secretary of the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), is an environment and water specialist. He has served as a cabinet minister in his country, The Gambia, first as Secretary of State for Fisheries, Natural Resources and the Environment and later as Secretary of State for Fisheries and Water Resources. Mr Taal has an illustrious record in national and international civil service arenas, including the United Nations, where he rose to become Head of Interagency and Intergovernmental Processes of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Africa presently reels under serious water challenges. Water-based challenges such as widespread shortage, pollution, degradation, flooding and poor water management in cities and rural centres are problems which dot the African landscape today. This state of affairs is further compounded...Read More...
UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women
Secretary- General, COMESA
Professor of International Business at Offenburg University
Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania
Director of International Records Management Trust