Hon Boubou Cisse

Minister of Mines

Republic of Mali


Dr. Boubou Cisse is the  Minister of Industry and Mines of Mali . He holds a PhD in economics from the Université de la Méditerranée.

He was born in Bamako, but at the end of primary school , he flew to the Federal Republic of Germany and the United Arab Emirates , where he completed his secondary education. He finished in France, where he joined the Centre for Studies and Research on International Development. At the end of his stay in CERDI , he obtained a masters in economics, followed by a master’s degree in development economics.

Dr. Cissé joined the World Bank in Washington DC  in 2005, where he held the position of Economist in charge of operations. In 2009, he was promoted to senior economist and project manager of the human development division with the rank of advisor to the group general manager of the World Bank. After three years in office, he became acting resident representative of the World Bank in Nigeria and Niger. During his career at the World Bank , Dr. Cissé published many books on economic and human development . Dr. Cissé is a member of the board of directors of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Dr. Cissé entered the government Oumar Ly Tatam in the third quarter of 2013.

Hon. Boubou Cisse