Kokou Edem Agboka

Regional Senior Trainer

Kokou Edem Agboka is Sociologist and agent of development who joined AFAD’s project team in March 2013 as Water, Sanitation and hygiene (WASH) Project Manager. He holds a Bachelor’s degree and a University degree in Sociology from the University of Lomé and has followed several trainings and courses on development, project management, WASH, Education, gender transformation approaches. Edem is currently doing a Master degree in Humanitarian Aid and International Cooperation with Kalu Institute (Spain) and holds a certificate of Gender Specialist at the Gender and Social Inclusions Academy in Lomé, Togo. 

He has over 14 years of experience in several areas like Gender justice/transformation, WASH, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Human Rights, Local Governance and other key development topics. Edem previously worked as a Volunteer trainer at the Togolese Red Cross (Plateaux District) on projects like “Promotion of the Role of Women and” Reduction of Hydric Diseases (WASH: 2011 – 2013).  He also worked with the NGO PAHCS in Amlamé in Togo as Program Assistant on the project named “Ambassador Girls’ Scholarship Program” (USAID: 2006 – 2008).

Currently at AFAD, Edem is the national Coordinator of MenEngage Togo and therefore manages the daily activities of this network. Edem is also member of the Togolese Red Cross and a community rescuer.