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Frank Joosten

Frank Joosten is senior business advisor and director at Advance Consulting. He joined the team of Advance Consulting in 2007 and coordinates the development and implementation of Advance Consulting’s projects in Africa and Asia. He has over 20 years of international experience in more than 35 countries in Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and Sub Sahara Africa.

Frank has an MSc in tropical agriculture and development economics from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. The unifying theme throughout his career has been the provision of development support for entrepreneurs in the agricultural and food industries in close collaboration with public and private sector partners.

Key areas of competence include feasibility studies and business planning; project management and evaluation services; supply chain management support; facilitation and management of partnership arrangements; sector studies; organizational advice and institutional development.

Research fellow

From the 1st of March 2013 Frank Joosten is associated with the Agricultural Economics Institute (LEI) of Wageningen University & Research as Research Fellow. His cooperation with colleagues at LEI in the Hague and Wageningen should lead to a better exchange of knowledge and experience between theory and practice in the fields of international private sector development, food security and sustainable commodity chains. Frank combines his work as research fellow with his full-time engagement as co-director at Advance Consulting.

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