Georgette Koko is the Vice Prime Minister and Minister in charge of the Environment in Gabon.
Government of Gabon
Minister in Charge of the Environment
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Koko is a native of Makokou, a town in the northeastern part of Gabon. With an educational background in geography and coastal managment, Koko has a long career in the environmental sector.
In 2004 she was appointed advisor to the minister of the environment. Two years later, she rose to her current position of Vice Prime Minister in charge of environmental affairs. As such, she is the highest ranking woman in the executive branch.
Among many key challenges, she has to formulate a plan that addresses environmental concerns in managing the Belinga iron mining project.
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Place of Origin: Gabon