Josephine Apajo is a Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Learning Manager for WRI Africa to ensure effective M&E systems are in place. Josephine also participates in the development and review of grant proposals and provides technical support. She has experience with annual planning, reporting and outcome-tracking processes, supporting the process of developing regional, country and program strategies that facilitate robust, evidence-based theories of change and result - including framework, quality control and standardization.

Josephine is WRI Africa's focal point person for all technical questions related to new WRI M&E software (DevResults) and contributor to WRI's PMEL community practice.

Prior to joining WRI, she worked with the Government of Uganda in various Capacities, including Monitoring, Evaluation and Compliance and Enforcement Specialist with the Equal Opportunities Commission. She also worked with the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development, World Bank Regional Communication Infrastructure Project, Ministry of Water and Environment and Uganda Bureau of Statistics, supporting the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and Coordination functions.

Josephine holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics from Makerere University, a Master’s Degree in Project Monitoring and Evaluation from Uganda Technology and Management University, a Master’s Degree in Public Infrastructure Management from Makerere University; a Post-Graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation of Uganda Management Institute and a Certificate in Data Analysis for Development Planners of African Institute for Economic Development and Planning, Senegal.

In her spare time, Josephine enjoys serving the most vulnerable and God. She is also a big fan of African music.