Selom Akande

Selom Akande

Communications Officer
International Institute for Tropical Agriculture – IITA

Selom Akande is the communications Officer on the CocoaSoils program. She has a double Master’s degree in International Relations and Intercultural Communications, from Université de Strasbourg, in France. Before joining IITA, she worked as a Communications Consultant and a freelance translator for the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) in Cabo Verde, and a Communications Assistant at L’Insitut National de Sciences Appliquées (INSA Strasbourg) in France. She is skilled in communication, social media networks and public relations.