User Engagement Manager at Digital Earth Africa

Joseph is an Earth observation (EO) and Geospatial Information System (GIS) specialist who is fluent in French and plays a key role in DE Africa’s capacity development and supporting stakeholders across Africa’s Francophone countries. Joseph is based in Kigali, Rwanda, and is a Researcher in the Center for Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing-University of Rwanda (CGIS-UR). He is currently also a PhD scholar at the Université Catholique de Louvain.  He holds a Master of Science degree in Geo-information and Earth Observation/Natural Resources Management from the Faculty of Geo-information and Earth Observation, University of Twente (ITC-UT) and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the Former National University of Rwanda. 

In his role as User Engagement Manager Joseph hopes DE Africa’s capacity building efforts and data platform will empower future evidence-based decision making to support sustainable development.