Rob Kuijpers PhD is a development economist with broad experience in impact evaluation, policy research, and policy advice. His expertise covers such topics as agricultural development, value chain development, food and nutrition security, responsible business conduct, export promotion, applied econometrics, and contribution analysis. His ambition is to use data and research insights to contribute to evidence-based policy change that benefits both people and the planet.
He has advised and worked with a wide variety of organizations such as the World Bank, the Caribbean Development Bank, FAO, CBI, RVO, and NGOs (AGRA, Solidaridad, IFDC, Abi-trust, AVSI), private companies, and several departments and embassies of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He has done field research in several countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and North Africa.