Jaap Voeten


Jaap Voeten (PhD) has 20 years of research and consultancy experience in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation in agribusiness/manufacturing in small producers’ contexts in low-income country contexts. His educational background and extensive fieldwork experience in Africa and Asia have provided him with a combined set of academic, professional skills for hands-on technical assistance and project leadership/coordination. 

Within KIT, he is currently managing a number of mixed-method impact evaluation projects on responsible business conduct. In particular, he assists companies to develop a variety of quantitative and qualitative tools for assessing the inclusiveness of their supply chains, which in turn contributes to the livelihoods of smallholder farming households.