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Maty Konte is an Economist at the United Nations University in the Netherlands, and an affiliate faculty at the African School of Economics in Cotonou, Benin. She acts as a Vice President for the NGO Women and Nature International in New York. She has worked with a range of international organisations and African think tanks in Senegal, Kenya and South Africa. She also served as an expert advisor for the Conversation, an independent and non-profit media outlet which reached a monthly audience of 10.7 million users onsite as of May 2018. Maty Konte holds PhD and Master degrees in Economics from France. She is interested in policy-relevant research on economic development, growth and institutions, and women's empowerment.