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Boaz Liesdek

Boaz Liesdek

History: Young Expert at QPoint - Kenya
YEP period 2018 - 2020, batch 15

Position after YEP

Agribusiness Consultant at Q-Point BV, Kenya

YEP Role

Agribusiness Consultant at Q-Point BV. 

As part of my YEP role I provide consulting services on business development, land- and water management, value chain management, start-up incubation and capacity building related to agribusiness. As Q-Point representative in Kenya, I am responsible for running the office in Nakuru and for project management of international projects in the East-African region.

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  • Business Development & Project Management
  • Land- and Water Management
  • Value Chain Management
  • Strategic Change Management & Organisational Governance
  • Matchmaking and linking public with private sector
  • Multi-stakeholder networking
  • Monitoring & Evaluation


Nationality: Dutch
Education:  Wageningen University and Research (WUR)

  • BSc. in International Land- and Water Management
    • Minor: Environmental technology
  • MSc. in Urban Environmental Management
    • Major: Management Studies
    • Minor: Sustainability Leadership and Environmental Policy

Experience before YEP

United Nations specialized agency: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Evaluation Research Analyst, Intern

Rome, Italy


USAID Higher Education Solutions Network: Global Center for Food Systems Innovation (GCFSI)

Graduation Research on Commodity Exchanges

Lilongwe, Malawi



Co-founder, value chain manager of APPEL+PEER: locally sourced and produced organic juice.

Amsterdam, the Netherlands


International Reference Center on Water Reuse (IRCWR)

Graduation research on industrial wastewater reuse

São Paulo, Brazil

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Organisation: QPoint
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