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Cathelijne van Melle

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

  • Agricultural value chain finance
  • Agricultural and rural development
  • Sustainable business practices
  • Value chain analysis and development

CAREER-DEFINING EXPERIENCES

Assessed market opportunities for small scale farming of medicinal plants in India during internship.

Applied value chain methodology to biological control research in Benin for 3 years.

Analysed the mango value chain in West Africa for the Food and Agriculture Organization, comparing the performance of different models.

Developed and introduced an integrated programme management system for a Dutch international cooperation agency.

CURRENT LOCATION:

Zeist, The Netherlands

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:

India, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, The Netherlands

LANGUAGES:

Dutch, English, French

EDUCATION:

Master of Science, Agricultural and Environmental Economics, Wageningen University

PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY:

Responsible agriculture and food consumption are crucial to world stability.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name: Cathelijne van Melle
Title: Senior Consultant, Sustainable Business Practices
Email: cvanmelle@encludesolutions.com