Mark De Waard

Mark De Waard

Program Officer Cocoa
IDH, Sustainable Trade Initiative
Responsible for contracting within the CocoaSoils programs (Cooperation Agreement with all the CocoaSoils partners, and separate Contribution Agreements for Private Sector Contributors)
Working on identification of in-country dissemination networks
Give support to convening public and private sector in-country

Mark De Waard works on CocoaSoils, Cocoa & Forests Initiative, Roadmap to Deforestation-free Cocoa in Cameroon, Green Cocoa Landscape Program Cameroon, Cocoa Nutrition Initiative, and Belgian Sustainable Chocolate Program of the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH). Before working at IDH, studied Social & Cultural Anthropology, researched participatory development work in Tanzania, and worked as a Policy Advisor/Product Manager at a health insurance company.