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Callisto Madavo

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Callisto Madavo is a visiting professor in the African Studies Program at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Before joining Georgetown in 2005, he held several high level positions at the World Bank including special adviser to the president of the World Bank on African issues and initiatives. He also served as the country director for East Africa, vice president for Africa region, and country director for East Asia. In these positions he developed extensive experience in international development work covering a wide range of country program issues as well as sectoral matters including urbanization (housing and transport) in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. In addition, he championed a number of initiatives on Africa including the HIV/AIDS, capacity development and infrastructure initiatives.