The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) is honored to announce that the Economic Prospective Bureau of Senegal (Bureau de Prospective Economique – BPE) has joined the partners of the Network as an associate member.
The Economic Prospective Bureau of Senegal has been established in the Prime Minister Office of Senegal in February 2018, succeeding the Economic and Social Analysis Unit created in February 2016. Both have been led from their establishment by Moubarack LO, special advisor and chief economist to the Prime Minister. Since May 2019, following the constitutional reform that decided the end of the position of Prime Minister, the Economic Prospective Bureau is attached to the Secretary General of the Government.
The Bureau has three main roles:
– developing exploratory and strategic studies to guide the Government work,
– coordinating the monitoring and evaluation of the Government’s departments activities,
– supporting the coordination of the National statistical system.
Representative of the Economic Prospective Bureau of Senegal to EMNES will be Moubarack Lô who has also joined the Associate Committee of the Network. Moubarack Lô is former Special Advisor to the Prime Minister, Senegal. President of the Emergence Institute, specializing in economic and statistical studies and strategic planning. He is also Director General of the Economic Foresight Bureau. Previously, he was Deputy Director in the Cabinet of Macky Sall, President of Senegal. He also served as an economic advisor to several Prime Ministers. He is an expert for the UN, the African Development Bank, the World Bank and the African Union. He has served as associate lecturer at the National School of Administration of Senegal and the University Gaston Berger of St. Louis. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association – EMEA.