Atefor Jude is a development practitioner with over 6 years of experience in designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating development initiatives. He is driven by a passion for contributing to building peaceful and resilient nations across the globe. He has been serving Local Youth Corner Cameroon since October 2019 beginning as a volunteer and climbing the echelons to a project Officer earning an Employee of the Year Award 2021 along the line. He designs and implements projects within the organizations, leads evidence-based research, and conducts baselines for programming. He equally serves as the Head of LOYOC’s Bamenda Field office which supports the South West Programme office within the North West and West regions.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Sciences from the University of Yaounde II Soa. He currently awaits his Masters defense from the International Relations Institute of Cameroon IRIC in International Relations under the Department of International Cooperation and Development. He has nursed knowledge to better his programmatic skills thus earning certificates in Design, Monitoring and Evaluating Program in Fragile Environments from the United State Institute of Peace USIP, Strategic Peacebuilding from the same institute, Emerging Practices in Development Evaluation offered by EvalPartners, Child Protection in Emergency Setting offered by the Humanitarian Leadership Academy, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning MEAL DPro offered by the same institution, Gender Based Monitoring and Evaluation offered by UNICEF through the AGORA platform. He has a firm interest in Conflict Management, Diplomacy, Peace Building, Regional Integration, and Governance. He is a fellow of the Nasser Movement for International leadership – Egypt which has granted him the chance to enhance his skills in International leadership and to create impactful networks for development.