Hon. Josephine Lemoyan

Member of East African Legislative Assembly (EALA)

Josephine Lemoyan -holds BA (Hons) Sociology- University of Dar-es-Salaam; MA (Sociology) – University of Dar-es-Salaam and MSc (Applied Social Research in Sociology and Social Anthropology) from Hull University, UK. She is now a Member of East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).

Josephine has been involved in evaluations and designs of national and district level projects and programmes in these sectors bringing in the understanding of local, national, and international contexts, including policy and institutional settings. She is well networked locally and internationally with excellent rapport.

Josephine has developed strategic links with Tanzanian government Civil Society and Private Sector institutions as well as with international ones. Some of development partners she has worked with include the WB, DANIDA, DFID (Urban Authorities Partnership Programme (UAPP 1999-2004), Accountability Tanzania (AcT through SNV 2010-2013); Embassy of Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN through SNV implementing the Public Accountability Tanzania (PATA) initiative 2008-2013 and UNICEF.

As a researcher, Josephine has conducted research and developed interventions using political economy and accountability frameworks as well as action research approach, which she applies in policy and context analyses; surveys including the Bottom of Pyramid (BoP) approach for poverty analysis.

Outcome Mapping is amongst the tools she uses for learning and monitoring change. She has also been involved in simplifying extension messages and generating ideas for media interventions.