Freelance senior consultant, specialized in sustainable value chain development in a changing and complex environment. Fair trade and Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing expert.

With more than 21 years of experience Pierre Johnson approaches value chain analysis & development with a focus on sustainability and complexity management issues.

Value chains known : soybean, cocoa, coffee, tea, essential oils, cosmetic ingredients, spices

Cultural and environmental issues are essential parameters in biotrade (related to biodiversity and traditional knowledge), under the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Pierre Johnson manages with dexterity the interface between those issues and value chain development, through stakeholder dialogue facilitation and capacity development. He has also recently contributed to TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystem and Biodiversity) AgriFood publications.

LANGUAGES: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Indonesian


Central America (Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras) South America (Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Guyane) South-East Asia (China, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia) and South Asia (India, Nepal) Indian Ocean (Madagascar, Comoros) North Africa (Morocco, Tunisia) West Africa (Mali, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal) East Africa (Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania) Southern Africa (Angola)

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