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Namedr. GDM Wijers MSc MA

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DescriptionExterne medewerker
OrganizationDepartment of Social Sciences
Organization UnitBusiness Management & Organisation
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  • Verschillende projecten - Wijers Community-based Consulting
    Dec 2015 - Dec 2020

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Parttime (0,6 FTE, start December 2015)
Postdoc: Community-based research in Indonesia and Thailand for  WUR/LIQUID

Local and international business collaboration (a.o. Wageningen University, Agriterra, Royal FrieslandCampina) for productivity and quality improvement in dairy value chains in Thailand,, Indonesia, Tanzania and Kenya (LIQUID).  My activities include the comparison of Dairy Development Programs (DDPs) adoption and DDP-guided innovation processes in  smallholder farmers Producers Organizations (POs) in Southeast Asia from the Institutional Logics perspective. The objective is to identify  (sequences of) mechanisms that facilitate or constrain the DDP-guided dynamics in Dairy Value Chains that can be scaled adaptively to East African contexts.

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Expert Profile
  • Gea Wijers supports professional, social and (non-) governmental organizations through research, facilitation, strategic advice and communication in adopting community-based ways of working.
  • An extensive page about my background is available at
  • Distinct fields of expertise are:
  • 1. The use of a multidisciplinary approach (a.o. institutional theory, social network analysis, ethnographic methods) in analyzing the, often overlooked, ‘soft’ sides (social networks, culture, workflows) of entrepreneurial activities with(in) businesses and social organizations (f.i. by political and institutional entrepreneurs).
  • 2. Strategy and communication advice based on an overview, assessment and evaluation of current organizational positioning, impact and information sharing in order to realize a more networked approach.
  • 3. A community-based approach to project management .
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