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Languages English,German
Regional Experience Sub-Saharan-Africa,South-East-Asia

Freelance consultant for trade promotion, environment conservation and energy.

Experience & Specializations:
Klaus Linkenheil works as a freelance consultant in the following fields:

  • Project Planning, Evaluation & Implementation
  • Green & Sustainable Trade: Value Chain Development, Export-, SME & Women NGOs Promotion, International Market Research, B2B
  • Labeling & Certification: Eco-labeling, Organic, Fairtrade & Export Certification, Environmental Standards, CoC, CSR
  • Promotion of Biodiversity-based Products (BBPs)
  • Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Climate Adaptation and REDD+ Projects
  • Policy Advisory and Good Governance
  • Capacity Development
  • Organization of Fairs and Business / Governmental Delegation Tours

During his 20 years of professional experience in Development Cooperation (about 12 years for GIZ) he carried out more than 20 value chain analyses, e.g. for organic/fairtrade cocoa, coffee, tea, honey, cotton, spices, cardomom, incense products, NTFPs, MAPs, handicrafts,
jatropha and bioenergy-products, jewellery, textiles and carpets.

Regional Focus:
South and SE-Asian countries with longterm assignments in Nepal, Indonesia and Yemen.


  • Economist and Engineer (Dipl. Wirtschaftsingenieur, FH)
  • Technology and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (Master Degree)


  • German: Mother tongue
  • English: fluent
  • French, Bahasa Indonesia: fair
  • Nepali: basic

Contact Details:
Klaus Linkenheil
Wiesenstrasse 37
53639 Koenigswinter