Amie Gaye is a policy specialist for statistics. Before she joined this office in May 2006, she worked at the Central Statistics Department of The Gambia for 20 years. From 2000 to 2003, she was a policy advocacy manager and gender coordinator for ActionAid The Gambia, supporting cross-border initiatives in Guinea Bissau and Senegal. She also initiated the Participatory Community Video project and the formation of a Pro-Poor Advocacy Group, which aims to promote participatory budgeting and participation of community-based organizations in national planning processes. She has a diploma in statistics from the University of Ghana and obtained a master’s degree in applied population research from University of Exeter, UK.