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I am available to conduct remote and field-based project design, data collection, analysis and evaluation on health and environmental issues in central Africa | get in touch here

​          EXPERIENCE

  • Extensive experience conducting policy-oriented qualitative and quantitative research in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR), Republic of Congo, and Uganda

  • 9 years' experience conducting qualitative community-based research on development, health and environmental issues

  • Over 28 months of field-based research in western DRC

  • Extensive experience travelling and working in remote areas

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broken bridge made of fallen logs in the rainforest
  • Experience working with national, provincial and local actors and institutions (including national ministries for health and the environment, and local universities and technical colleges)

  • Experience working with indigenous communities (Batwa, BaAka)

          EXPERTISE

I have extensive expertise conducting policy-oriented research in central Africa (CAR, DRC, Republic of Congo, Uganda) on the following issues: access to and utilization of health services, indigenous rights, land rights issues, forest monitoring, community-based conservation, risk communication, epidemic preparedness, gender-based violence, community engagement, and free healthcare policies.

  • Fluent in English, French, Lingala, and conversational in several Mongo-Nkundo dialects

  • Excellent analytical and report-writing skills

UNICEF publication on Ebola in DRC
publication on healthcare in CAR
publication on forest monitoring in central and west Africa
publication on community forests in DRC
publication on the 2018 Equateur outbreak in DRC
publication on Twa communities during the 2018 Equateur outbreak in DRC