Lead Evaluation Officer
Kouessi Maximin Kodjo
Kouessi Maximin Kodjo is a lead evaluation officer at IOE. Before joining IFAD, Max Kodjo served as monitoring and evaluation expert of the Technical Cooperation Programme of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna (Austria). Prior to this, he served as Monitoring and Evaluation Component Manager for the FAO - National Programme of Food Security (NPFS) in Abuja (Nigeria), and as senior advisor in research and evaluation at the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), African Regional Office, in Nairobi (Kenya). He lectured at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Abomey Calavi, Benin. Max Kodjo started his career as agricultural economist at the Ministry in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development in Benin.
He has more than 25 years working experience in the fields of rural development, planning, monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes, and holds a PhD in Development Planning and Evaluation obtained at the University Humboldt of Berlin (Germany), an MA in Agricultural Economics, and a BA in Agriculture and Horticulture obtained in Benin.