Cedric Steijn is an agricultural researcher and advisor with over four years of experience in qualitative and quantitative research, agriculture, value chains, sustainable development, and gender. He is fluent in Dutch, English and French.
Cedric’s work centers around tropical agricultural supply chains in Sub-Saharan Africa. The complex cocoa supply chain in West Africa is the main focus of his work. He works on topics such as child labour, living income, deforestation, gender disparities and other issues at the household level. His work takes the form of baseline studies, impact assessments, (CSR) risk assessments and knowledge creation in an attempt to increase the positive impact of sustainability efforts of actors along the cocoa value chain.