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Mady Ibrahim Kanté

Mady Ibrahim Kanté, PhD, is a teacher-researcher at the Faculty of Administrative and Political Sciences of the University of Legal and Political Sciences of Bamako (Mali). He is also an instructor at École de Maintien de la Paix - Alioune Blondin Bèye de Bamako (EMP-ABB).
He holds a doctorate in political science from Cairo University in Egypt and a second doctorate in governance and regional integration from the Pan-African University in Cameroon. He has been in charge of investigations within the Timbuktu Institute since 2019.
His areas of ​​expertise are political science, international relations, governance and regional integration, development policies and strategies, conflict, terrorism, the Sahel and West Africa.
He is an expert and member of the scientific committee of the journal on extremism and armed groups of the Arab Democratic Center for Strategic Economic and Political Studies, Berlin, Germany. He is also a member of the African Science and Technology Advisory Group (Af-STAG) within the African Union - as a volunteer.
He has published several scientific articles in various international journals.


  • –present
    Lecturer, Université des sciences juridiques et politiques de Bamako
  • 2021–present
    Instructor, Ecole de Maintien de la Paix - Alioune Blondin Beye de Bamako (EMP-ABB)
  • 2020–present
    Research officer, Timbuktou Institute


Boutros Foundation Prize for the Best Ph.D. dissertation of year 2019