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Lisan Bijdevaate

Lisan Bijdevaate

YEP period 2019 - 2020, batch 16

Young Expert at AgriProFocus - Ethiopia

First position after YEP

Agricultural Advisor at SNV, Ethiopia

YEP Role

My role as a Young Expert/Talent Pool Trainee Food Security includes strengthening the quality of the portfolio through contributing to the harmonisation of results based reporting and ultimately to an enhanced transparency of policy implementation. The goals of the project (1) an increased transparency and accountability of the embassy (2) an increased compliance with IATI, which enables a better visibility of Dutch FNS projects (3) an increased level of awareness of the importance of adequate results based reporting with development partners of EKN.


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  • Monitoring and Evaluation 
  • Intercultural communication 
  • Project management 
  • Analytical mindset 

Nationality: Dutch
Education: Public Administration (BSc), Work & Organizational Psychology (MSc) & Environment & Resource Management (MSc)


Experience before YEP

  • Project support officer at YEP Programmes
  • Intern at the Netherlands Embassy in Manila, Philippines   
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Organisation: AgriProFocus
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