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Florentine Dirks

Florentine Dirks

History: Young Expert at Wageningen University & Research - Ethiopia
YEP period 2017 - 2019, batch 13

Position after YEP

Consultant at WUR/CDI, Ethiopia

YEP Role

In the position of Agro-Economic expert I will support the economic team of the Sesame Business Network (SBN). Our key focus is to improve farmer’s access to credit and the development of marketing channels.

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  • Financial and Economic Analysis
  • Business planning
  • Financial Modelling
  • Project Management

Nationality: Dutch
Education: University of Amsterdam:

  • M.Sc, International Economics and Globalization
  • LL.M, International and European Law; Trade and Investment

Experience before YEP

Financial analyst at Procter & Gamble

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Organisation: Wageningen University & Research
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