Kiyawa elected AFREA President
The Board of the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) has elected Adam Suleiman Kiyawa as the new President of the Board. He is to serve between 2014 to 2016.
A statment sent by Theodora Oby Nwankwo, Executive Director Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre said the election followed the recently concluded 7th AfrEA Conference in Yaoundé (March 2014). Kiyawa, a Nigerian, takes over from Serge Eric Yakeu Djiam.
The new president has been involved in significant evaluation work in Nigeria and Africa. He has promoted various effort towards bridging the gap between evaluation demand and supply particularly in Nigeria.
He has worked extensively for over a decade on USAID and DFID programs and was the former National Evaluation specialist with the US African Development Foundation and later Diamond Development Initiative, Nigeria country partner.
He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Bussiness Administration with post graduate in Management and Participatory Planning Monitoring and Evaluation from Bayero University and IAC Netherlands respectivelly.