Deji Ojo is a research and development practitioner with interest in livelihood opportunities, food security, nutrition, and climate change in rural Africa. He leads the monitoring and evaluation of projects implemented by Sahel Consulting. His work involves the development of monitoring and evaluation plans, results framework, and data systems. Deji also leads the training of field agents and supports the development of strategic plans for project implementation. He has over 7 years’ experience in research, program design, monitoring, and evaluation.
Prior to joining Sahel Consulting, Deji worked as a field supervisor with Hanovia Limited where he participated in data collection, monitoring of enumerators, and quality assurance. He has previously worked on various projects including the Nigeria Dairy Development Program (NDDP), Agricultural Electrification Project, Impact Evaluation of Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Program (SURE-P), SHUGA Impact Evaluation, Tetanus Toxoid Campaign Coverage Survey among others. Deji has published several journal articles in reputable local and international journals.
He holds a Master of Science (MSc.) degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan and a Bachelor of Agricultural Technology degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension Services from the Federal University of Technology, Akure.