Farimang Phatey joined EFANet as Programme Officer in September 2015. Farimang holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies from the University of The Gambia. Before joining EFANet, Farimang interned at The Association of Non-Governmental Organization (TANGO) for two years. At TANGO, he represented the Association in steering committees and conferences. He also participated in the facilitation of workshops organized by the Association. In addition, Farimang participates in the development of proposals, planning and implementation of the program activities among other things. As the Programme Officer, Farimang will be responsible for the implementation of the CSEF project and other program activities of the Network. As part of his responsibilities at EFANet, Farimang will advocate for the realization of the EFA goals at national, regional, and cluster level. His functions also include coordinating the communication and networking with partners, the media and other stakeholders on major campaign events and activities.