Vermeulen, Joost G.H.

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Languages English,French,Spanish,German,Other
Regional Experience Sub-Saharan-Africa,North-Africa-/-Near-East,Eastern-Europe,Latin-America

Owner/Senior Consultant at JV-Consultancies providing Triple-A services -Advice, Assistance, Assessments- to governments, companies and NGOs, either on a non-profit or commercial basis, working in Eastern Europe, Africa or Latin America (

Joost G.H. Vermeulen (M.Sc.) is a senior consultant with extensive experience in:

(1) Agricultural Value Chains: providing value chain analysis and advise on value chain selection, value chain mapping, business development, value chain finance and all kinds of aspects related to inclusiveness (gender, youth, human rights);

(2) Agriculture: from potato breeding to designing and implementing multi-dollar agricultural projects;

(3) Program management: led and coached multi-disciplinary teams in several developing countries.


He is a professional agriculturalist, with considerable practical field experience in implementing multi-dollar agricultural programs, and with leading multi-disciplinary teams in several developing countries.

He wants to develop sustainable agricultural value chains that are socially, environmentally and economically sound; benefiting all chain actors resulting in a win-win situation!


His regional experience covers:

Country Date
Albania, Bosnia (S. Europe, Balkans) 1995 – 2012 [Agrinas projects + consultancies]
Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt (North Africa) January 1987 – December 1994 [visiting potato trials]
Burundi (Central Africa) January 1997 – September 2000
North-East Zaire, Uganda (Central Africa) August – December 1996
Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan (East Africa) Oct. 2014 – Oct. 2016 [Dorcas projects]
Tanzania (East Africa) June 2017 [JV-Consultancies]
Ghana (West Africa) March – November 2008 [JV-Consultancies]
Mozambique (South Africa) March 2001 – May 2003
Kazakhstan, China (Central Asia) 2004 – 2012 [Agrinas projects]
Brazil (South America) April – July 1995
Colombia (South America) January 1982 – April 1983


Contact details

E-mail & Skype              |  jv-consultancies

Telephone                              +31 6 42 44 66 10 (mobile); +31 55 505 39 90 (office/fax)

Postal Address                       De Keerkring 56, 7325 EA Apeldoorn, The Netherlands