Track record

The members of the team have extensive experience from most continents (see Countries), ranging from field level implementation of innovative development projects, to high level scientific research. We have worked for leading international and national research agencies, development NGOs, private companies and government ministries.

Research agencies and Universities:

Centre for Agroecology and Food Security at Coventry University, CIAT (International Centre for Tropical Agriculture), ICRAF (International Centre of Research in Agroforesty, now known as World Agroforestry Centre), IITA (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture), ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), CIP (International Potato Centre), Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences and WUR (Wageningen University and Research Centre) - including CDI (Centre for Development Innovation).

Government agencies:

Danida (Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs), DFID (Department for International Development, UK), and Irish Aid (Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland), The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MinBuZa).

United Nations agencies:

FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation), IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development).

Development NGOs:

Agromisa, Bioregional Development Group, CARE Danmark, Danish Volunteer Service (now known as Action Aid Denmark), Fact Foundation, FARM Africa, Garden Organic (previously known as Henry Doubleday Research Association - HDRA), HIVOS, ILEIA (Centre for learning on sustainable agriculture), KIT (Royal Tropical Institute), Oxfam GB, PWRDF (Primate's World Relief and Development Fund, Anglican Church of Canada), RUAF Foundation (Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture and Food security), Soil Association, and USC Canada (formerly Unitarian Service Committee of Canada).

Private company:


Academic experience:

We have degrees from renowned universities including Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR, The Netherlands), Utrecht University, University of Copenhagen (Denmark), UK Universities of Edinburgh, London and Wales, and University of Toronto (Canada).