Mohammed Sadeck Boulahya was the director general of the National Meteorological Agency (ONM) in Algiers, Algeria, from 1979 to 1991 and the director general and co-founder of the African Center of Meteorological Application for Development in Niamey, Niger, from 1991 to 2003. With the support from UNDP-GEF and GCOS, he contributed to the initiation, development, and resource mobilization of the ClimDevAfrica Programme with full ownership and leadership from the main Pan African Institutions, such as AUC, ECA, and AfDB. In addition, he has contributed to the conception of an Early Warning and Advisory Climate Services System to support an Integrated Disaster
& Climate Risk Management for Tunisia. Since January 2009 he has been a senior adviser to the ACMAD (African Center for Meteorological Applications to Development) management, with a mission to initiate an International Development & Advocacy Committee of Eminent Persons (IDACom-ACMAD) for resource mobilization and strategic partnership.