Rural sociologist by training (MSc Wageningen University). Expertise in project planning, evaluation, advice and project management in East as well as West Africa. Extensive experience in training/facilitation, advisory work, compiling and editing online information products on a range of issues in the field of sustainable economic development and agricultural and rural development.
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Regional Markets for Local Development
Planning the unplannable: designing value chain interventions for impact @ scale
Value chain development approaches seldom deliver large scale impact. Based on the examination of five cases where impact at scale was realised, recommendations are offered to increase the chances of value chain interventions contributing to impact at scale.
Going for governance
Fred Zaal, Jacqueline Sluijs, Roger Bymolt and John Belt. Going local: Governance in food commodity value chains and pro-poor development in: Going for governance: Lessons learned from advisory interventions by the Royal Tropical Institute, 2013 Van ’t Hof, S.; Sluijs, J.; Asamoah-Hassan, H.; Agyen-Gyasi, K. (2010) Internet, lifelong learning & information literacy. How increased connectivity spurred the development of an Information Literacy course at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in the information age, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) Working Papers Series I3. Amsterdam: KIT. Editor of and contributor to the publication Onderlinge Hulpfondsen. Historische en etnografische essays. (Mutual Funds. Historical and ethnographical essays), Marcel van der Linden and Jacqueline Sluijs, published by IISG (International Institute of Social History), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 1996.
Compilation/editing of online dossiers at KIT on:
Compilation/editing of online dossiers for CTA’s Knowledge for development website on:
Seed systems Sorghum Rethinking the rice value chain Food safety Food security Biofuels Soil health Horticulture Climate change Water management Meat and fisheries Drylands agriculture Foresighting Nanotechnology in agriculture Research ethics Tertiary agricultural education Biodiversity, science and governance Demanding innovation , S&T strategies in ACP farming systems ICM strategies – bridging gaps ST&I development production on commodities: bananas; cassava; coffee; sugar