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Aucke Plantinga

Aucke Plantinga

YEP period 2022 - 2024, batch 26

Young Expert at Resilience B.V. - Ethiopia

YEP Role

At Resilience B.V., I am active as an Agribusiness consultant. This means that I am working on a lot of different projects with a focus on agriculture. Amongst others, I conduct feasibility studies, provide support to private sector partners, provide training, and assist in setting up new projects.


  • Highly motivated project manager and agribusiness consultant.
  • Specialised in agricultural sector development.
  • A passion for international development and assisting others in bringing out the best in themselves and their business.
  • Working from a strong background in agricultural economics, cooperative development and multi-stakeholder analysis.


  • Nationality: Dutch
  • Education:
    • MSc Management, Economics & Consumer studies
    • BSc International development studies at Wageningen University and Research

Experience before YEP

  • Business advisor at Agriterra in Ethiopia
  • Junior Relationship Manager & Prospect researcher at Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands
  • Intern at Agriterra in Zambia
  • Intern at Rabo Development in Côte d’Ivoire and the Netherlands
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Organisation: Resilience B.V.
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