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Nameprof.dr. R Ruben
FirstnameRuerd
Emailruerd.ruben@wur.nl

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DescriptionPolicy advisor
OrganizationSocial Sciences Group
Organization UnitStaff Departments Wageningen Economic Research
Phone+31 70 335 8310+31 70 335 8178
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Visiting addressPrinses Beatrixlaan 582-528
2595BM, 'S-GRAVENHAGE
Prinses Beatrixlaan 582-528
2595BM, 'S-GRAVENHAGE
Building/Room/Flex/Flex
Postal addressPostbus 29703
2502LS, 'S GRAVENHAGE
Postbus 29703
2502LS, 'S GRAVENHAGE
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  • none - RIMISP - Centro Latinoamericano para el Desarrollo Rural
    Feb 2020 - Feb 2022

    Not remunerated


Biography

Ruerd Ruben is professor and coordinator of the research programs on food security, value chains and impact assessment at Wageningen Economic Research, the Netherlands. His research concerns the prospects for smallholder participation in tropical food value chains, the effectiveness of rural cooperative organizations and the impact of fair trade certification in value chains.
Ruerd is also Member Program Management Committee A4NH (CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health).

Ruerd lived and worked for 14 years in Central America where he was engaged in programs of land reform, cooperative development and smallholder agriculture. He coordinated multidisciplinary research and training programs at Wageningen University on food security and sustainable land use in several sub-Saharan countries and was a visiting research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington, D.C.

He was the director of the independent Policy and Operations Evaluation (IOB) department at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and professor in Development Effectiveness and Director of the Centre for International Development Issues (CIDIN) at Radboud University Nijmegen.


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