November signals the eleventh edition of the expanded series which includes an introduction to Burkina Faso and the International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE). Featured interviews include Professor Amadou Hama Maiga, Director General of 2iE and Ms. Elodie Hanff, Director of the Technopôle Business Incubator, 2iE. You can access this edition here.
Located in West Africa and home to approximately 17.3 million people, Burkina Faso shares borders with six countries; Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin and Niger. One of the private institutionsoffering higher degrees for both men and women is the International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering, also commonly known as “2iE”. Found in the capital city Ouagadougou, 2iE opened its doors in 2006 after a merger between two founding institutions: EIER – Rural Equipment Engineering School and ETSHER – Rural Equipment and Hydraulic Technicians School. 2iE is one of West Africa’s leading bilingual, higher education institutes with a focus on research, gender equity, and cultural diversity.