Dr Nourou Barry is Assistant Lead for Stakeholder Engagement for Target Malaria Burkina Faso at the Research Institute in Health Sciences (Institut de Recherche en Science de la Santé (IRSS) /Centre Muraz) in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso.
Dr Barry obtained his PhD in Anthropology from the University Nazi BONI in Bobo-Dioulasso in 2020. His research focuses on stakeholder and public engagement governance, emerging biotechnologies, technology adoption, science and technology policy.
Dr Barry is author and co-author of several publications on his field of interest and has participated to scientific conferences around the world. As a researcher, he is also engaged in teaching Anthropology to students at University Nazi BONI.
He is an expert in interacting and engaging communities, stakeholders and the public on scientific topics related to vector-borne diseases, emerging technologies, including gene drive. He is particularly interested in employing qualitative methods and an interpretive approach to understand the way in which we conduct and govern emerging technologies to control infectious and tropical diseases, as well as vector-borne diseases and other development problems in Africa.
Recent media coverage
- TV5 Monde, ‘La lutte contre le paludisme en recul ?‘