Zakaria Zoundi

Project Officer, Tracking Progress

Zakaria Zoundi is a Project Officer with IISD’s Tracking Progress team, exploring emerging frameworks to measure national and international progress, including Comprehensive Wealth.

As an economist and SDG consultant, he has explored relevant economic indicators beyond GDP, such as natural capital, production in general, human capital, and net foreign assets. Past work experience includes the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Zakaria holds a PhD in economics from Kobe University (Japan) and a master's degree in macroeconomics and development management from Université de Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso).

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Areas of expertise
Measurement, Assessment, and Modelling
Sustainable Development Goals
Economic Development
Indicators
Measures of Progress
Staff type
Experts
Staff
Education
PhD in Economics, Development Policies, Japan, Kobe University, 2019
Master of Economics, Development Policies, Japan, Kobe University, 2015
Master of Arts, Macroeconomics and Development Management, Burkina Faso, Université de Ouagadougou, 2013
Bachelor of Arts, Macroeconomics and Development Management, Burkina Faso, Université de Ouagadougou, 2011
Languages spoken
English, French