MERL Associate, Global Restoration Initiative, WRI Africa
Joan Kimaiyo is a MERL Associate with the Restoration team, Vital Landscapes. In this role, she will lead the implementation of the Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification for qualitative data and socioeconomic indicators, working closely with TerraFund project management, product, and monitoring teams. She will also provide oversight of data analysis and evaluation of TerraFund projects.
Before WRI, Joan led implementation, and impact analysis of various Agroforestry research projects in Eastern Africa with the World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF). She also managed partnerships with the various institutions affiliated with CIFOR-ICRAF.
Joan holds an Msc in Research Methods and Bsc in Mathematics (Statistics) and Computer sciences both obtained from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture Science and Technology (JKUAT). She is also proud alumni of International program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET).
In her spare time, Joan enjoys reading and spending time with her family in the village.
Global Restoration InitiativeVisit Project
WRI is partnering with governments, businesses, and communities around the world to restore millions of hectares of deforested and degraded land.Part of Forests
Building Vital Landscapes for Sustainable and Resilient Growth in AfricaVisit Project
WRI Africa provides high-quality data and analyses and partners with entrepreneurs, policymakers and community organizations to accelerate the transformation of African landscapes.Part of Forests
TerraMatchLaunch PlatformLaunch Platform Visit Project
TerraMatch connects local land restoration champions to capital and technical assistance through a trusted online system that vets their work, supports their growth, and monitors their progress.Part of Forest and Landscape Restoration
African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100)Launch PlatformLaunch Platform Visit Project
Restoring 100 million hectares of deforested and degraded land in Africa by 2030.Part of Forest and Landscape Restoration