The Senior Development Advisor (SDA) reports directly to the U.S. AFRICOM Commander providing expert advice on development, stabilization, and humanitarian assistance.
The SDA contributes to the Command's strategy, plans and programs as they relate to development, as well as to AFRICOM's relationships with other U.S. government agencies. Working closely within the command, SDA informs AFRICOM on development and humanitarian assistance guidance, policy and best practices relevant to its mission and operations, and contributes to collaboration in areas such as humanitarian assistance and disaster response, security sector reform, countering violent extremism, HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, global health, reconstruction, anti-terrorism and civil-military coordination.
Working to amplify the USAID/DoD civilian-military coordination to ensure the success of the overall Command objectives as part of achieving U.S. foreign policy and higher-level U.S. national security interests on the African continent.
Our mailing address is:
HQ US Africa Command
ATTN: Senior Development Advisor
APO AE 09751
DSN (314) 421-2920
Commercial: +49 (0)711 729-2920