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ALEBEL BAYRAU

Senior Research Fellow (Ethiopia Coordinator)


Dr. Alebel Bayrau Weldesilassie is a Senior Research Fellow at the Policy Studies Institute (formers Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). He is currently coordinating the Poverty and Socia...

FITSUM MULUGETA

Africa Early Years Fellow (Ethiopia Deputy Coordinator)


Fitsum has 10+ years of experience working in development across the private sector, academia, policy think-tanks, non-profits and multilateral organizations. Prior to his current position of Africa E...

CHRISTINE SIMIYU

Senior Lecturer (Kenya Coordinator)


Christine is an Economist (PhD) with Statistics background. She is currently a senior lecturer and head of Economics Department at KCA University, Nairobi, Kenya. She has vast experience in economic r...

SAMUEL MUHULA

Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Manager (Kenya Deputy Coordinator)


Samuel Muhula is the Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Manager at Amref Health Africa in Kenya and 2018 spring semester visiting research fellow at the University of California Berkeley, under the E...

JEANINE CONDO

Director General (Rwanda Coordinator)


Jeanine U. Condo, MD, MSc , PhD, joined Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) since February 2016 up to date where she serves as the Director General.RBC is the implementation institution of the Ministry of ...

VEDASTE NDAHINDWA

Director - Medical Research Unit (Rwanda Deputy Coordinator)


Dr. Vedaste Ndahindwa is a lecturer at the University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Public Health, and the Director of the Medical Research Unit and the Coordinator of ...

FREDRICK MANANG

Lecturer in Economics (Tanzania Coordinator)


Dr. Fredrick Manang is currently a lecturer in Economics at the University of Dodoma, Tanzania. He obtained his PhD and M.A. in Economics from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS...

REMIDIUS RUHINDUKA

Lecturer in Economics (Tanzania Deputy Coordinator)


Dr. Remidius Ruhinduka is lecturer and research fellow at the Department of Economics, University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania, and holds a PhD in Environmental and Development Economics from the Univers...

KIZITO OMALA

Head of Department of Statistical Methods and Actuarial Science (Uganda Coordinator)


Dr. Kizito Omala holds a PhD in Applied Statistics, a Masters of Statistics, and a BSc. Mathematics & Physics with Education from Makerere University, Uganda. Kizito is the Head of Department of S...

JOHN BOSCO ASIIMWE

Head of Department (Planning and Applied Statistics) (Uganda Deputy Coordinator)


Asiimwe John Bosco holds a PhD in Statistics from Makerere University and he also holds a Masters Degree in Statistics from the same University. John Bosco was a Visiting Scholar at the University of ...