Lead Evaluation Officer
Kouessi Maximin Kodjo
French, English
+39 06 5459 2249
Ph.D. Agricultural Development Planning and Evaluation University Humboldt of Berlin, Germany
Masters in Agricultural Economics Republic of Benin
Bachelor in Agriculture and Horticulture Republic of Benin
Maximin is a lead evaluation officer at IOE. Before joining IFAD, Max Kodjo served as monitoring and evaluation expert for the Technical Cooperation Programme of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna (Austria). Prior to this, he held several positions, including Monitoring and Evaluation Component Manager for FAO - National Programme of Food Security (NPFS) in Abuja (Nigeria), Senior Advisor for research and evaluation at the African Regional Office of the International Planned Parenthood Federation in Nairobi (Kenya). He also lectured agricultural economics at the Faculty of Agronomy Sciences of Abomey Calavi University (Benin).
Professional affiliations and distinctions Member of the International Development Evaluation Association Member of the African Evaluation Association
30 years experience in agriculture and rural development
20 years experience in international technical cooperation
2018 Rome, Italy
2011 Austria, Vienna
2008 Abuja, Nigeria
2005 Kenya / Nigeria
2001 Cotonou, Benin
Lead Evaluation Officer Independent Office of Evaluation IFAD
Monitoring and Evaluation Expert Technical Cooperation Department IAEA
Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation component, NPFS Technical Cooperation FAO
Senior Advisor Research and Evaluation Organisational development department International Planned Parenthood Federation
Lecturer and researcher Dept. Rural Economy and Sociology University of Abomey Calavi