Key Qualifications

Rural Development Expert

Dr. Bert Meertens

Rice Threshing in Togo

Key Qualifications


 Rice Value Chains in small-scale, medium-scale and large-scale productions

 Participatory methods in agricultural research and extension (e.g. PTD, PRA, Farmer Field Schools)

 Formulation, planning and coordination (monitoring and evaluation) of rural development programmes and projects

 Capacity building of agricultural research/ extension organisations

 Facilitation of multi-stakeholder, interdisciplinary processes