Armel Oguniyi holds a Master degree in Project Management and has over six years professional experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning re: development projects focused in Education, Health and Child Protection.
Armel is an IICRD Associate currently working on IICRD's growth of YouLEAD International into Benin, Chad and Burundi. In addition, Armel currently works for Right To Play (an international humanitarian NGO), as Africa Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer at the Regional Office for Africa Programs. In this position, he provides technical and advisory support in Monitoring and Evaluation to the ten Country Offices included in Africa Programs (Benin, Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda) as well as managing major studies/evaluations. He has coordinated in Africa (Ghana, Mali, Liberia, Rwanda, and Benin) several evaluations for projects funded by USAID, UNICEF, Barclay’s, Smart Peace, and GAC. He has strong knowledge in participatory data collection tools and techniques as well as data processing and analysis. In 2010, Armel and his wife funded a Benin NGO named Ilosiwaju Africa (meaning development of Africa in the language Yoruba), actively engaged in community development through the activities that include children and youth trainings (Climate change, Youth Employment, Civic engagement, HIV/AIDS, SRH, Family planning…), and sensitization and advocacy campaigns on various issues affecting communities.