Adamou Labara

Country Manager for Ethiopia

International Finance Corporation


Adamou Labara is the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Resident Representative for Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea and Somalia based in Addis Ababa since April 2011. He is responsible for all of IFC’s activities in those countries. Mr. Labara joined the IFC in 1998 as an Investment Officer for the Central Africa region based in Douala. He later moved to the Abidjan office, then Johannesburg and Dakar in various positions and sectors, including financial markets, general manufacturing and services, and 17 infrastructure. He was Resident Representative for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), based in Kinshasa, before moving to his current position. He continues to monitor IFC’s activities for the DRC. Mr. Labara holds a Master of Business Administration from Henley Management College, United Kingdom, and a Master degree in economic sciences from the University of Yaoundé, Cameroon.


  • Country Manager for Ethiopia

    International Finance Corporation