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Lotte Roosendaal

Lotte Roosendaal

YEP period 2021 - 2022, batch 24

Young Expert at Wageningen University & Research - Bangladesh

First position after YEP

Advisor at WUR/CDI, Bangladesh

YEP Role

I work for Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (Wageningen University and Research) as an advisor Urban Food System Governance. For this YEP position, I work in Dhaka, Bangladesh for the Dhaka Food Systems project which is implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization in Dhaka. This project aims to contribute to the development of a safe, sustainable and resilient food system for the Dhaka Metropolitan Area (DMA). My role in this project is to support capacity development activities on stakeholder collaboration and governance, act as a linking pin between the WUR and FAO team to facilitate joint implementation, and integrate reflective monitoring and learning.

For more information on the project, click here.


  • Facilitating stakeholder engagement and collaboration
  • Training design and implementation
  • Facilitating reflective monitoring and learning


  • Nationality: Dutch
  • Education:
    • BSc Health Sciences at VU University Amsterdam
    • MSc Management, Policy-Analysis, and Entrepreneurship in the Health and Life Sciences, specialization International Public Health at VU University Amsterdam
    • Advanced Master in International Development (AMID) at Radboud University Nijmegen

Experience before YEP

  • Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (various roles)
  • Salvation Army Netherlands – International Development Support
  • Master Thesis in Volta Region in Ghana at UNiTED Projects
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Organisation: Wageningen University & Research
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