Bassirou Diallo born and raised in the region of Kedougou. He was the counterpart of the Peace Corps volunteers in his village from 2011 to 2019. He was recruited as a Master Farmer by the Peace Corps to manage a pilot field from 2013 to the present day. He was also a lead farmer in Trees for the Future’s program from 2012 to 2016 before becoming a Forest Garden Technical Assistant. He now works as a Plant It Forward Technical Assistant as of March 2020.