Boubacar Ba is a jurist and has a degree in law from the National School of Administration in Bamako. He is currently an expert in conflict resolution, small arms project management and local governance in Mali with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Saskia Baas is a researcher and a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam
Dr Niagalé Bagayoko is a political scientist who has done extensive field research on security systems in African Francophone countries, security policies in Western countries (France, United States, European Union), and African conflict-management mechanisms, focusing on the interface between security and development.
Martina Bail works with the German Development Cooperation GIZ on peace and security in Africa and holds a master’s degree in Peace and Conflict Studies.
Dean Baker is co-director of the Center for Economics and Policy Research in Washington, DC.
Dina Balabanova, PhD, is a lecturer in Health Policy/Systems at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and has worked previously in development assistance.
Sai Balakrishnan is a postdoctoral research scholar at the Center on Global Legal Transformation at the Columbia Law School.
Alexandru Balasescu is a cultural anthropologist (Ph.D. at the UC Irvine 2004), specialized in material culture and urban studies. He taught at the UCI, UC Center of Critical Theory in Paris, American University in Paris, and RUW Bahrain.
Dr. Jeff Balch is the Director for Research and Evaluation at AWEPA.
Girma Balcha, Ph.D. in Seed Conservation and Plant Biotechnolgy from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.