Consultancy, research & partnerships Netherlands and Nigeria

The Agri-Logic network

Agri-Logic was established by senior agribusiness experts with a range of skills who have worked on all continents. We believe profitable business can be combined with positive impact. We value facts, objectivity and people. Within our team and network, we can provide any expertise you need in agribusiness. 

Our core team of four partners/founders coordinates all projects and assures quality. As our client, you will always have one of our core team members as a point of contact. The partners are supported by talented junior consultants and a global network of experts. Agri-Logic operates from two offices: Ede, The Netherlands and Lagos, Nigeria. 

Core team of senior consultants

Don Jansen
Partner, Netherlands

Co-founder and co-owner of Agri-Logic. Don has 32 years experience in agricultural research and 15 years in agricultural commodity projects with companies and (small scale) producers (potato, coffee, cocoa). He has extensive experience working in tropical countries: long term in Philippines, Costa Rica (5 years in each) and short term (in >15 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America). He has an MSc in Biology from Wageningen University. He speaks Dutch, English and Spanish.

Herma Mulder
Partner, Netherlands

Herma has over 10 years experience in agricultural value chains and project management. She has worked for both private sector and NGOs in multiple stakeholder settings. International experience in Africa and South East Asia on sectors such as coffee, cocoa and horticulture. Herma has a degree in Tropical Landuse Wageningen University. She speaks Dutch, English and French.

Michiel Kuit
Partner, Netherlands

Michiel is founder and co-owner of Agri-Logic. He has a 15 year track record in tropical agricultural commodity projects that involve small scale producers, exporters and FMCGCs. He is leading various impact assessment and modelling projects in coffee and cocoa in Africa, Latin America and Asia. He has developed large scale (semi-)commercial investment programs in various commodity sectors for corporate, financial and governmental clients. Michiel has a degree in tropical agriculture.

Sanne Steemers
Partner, Netherlands & Nigeria

Founder and owner of Agri-Logic West Africa. Sanne has fifteen years experience in supply chains and international business. She develops and implements strategies and investment cases for companies and public private partnerships. Sanne shares her time between Netherlands and Nigeria and has worked around Africa, Asia and Europe. She is also an entrepreneur and serves as director and board member on a number of social enterprises. She has an MSc in International Business, and speaks Dutch, English and French.

Talented junior and medior consultants

Daan van der Meer
Junior Consultant, Netherlands

Daan is involved in several assignments, especially in Francophone countries such as Côte d’Ivoire. He is eager to contribute to developments that enable people from all over the world to lead prosperous lives in a sustainable manner. He has work experience in Africa, focused on agricultural policy and micro-credit. He holds an MSc in Management and Economics, specialization Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Wageningen University. Daan speaks Dutch, English and French.

Nathalie Tijdink
Junior Consultant, Netherlands

Nathalie is involved in various data-driven assignments, especially in Asia and Latin America. She is enthusiastic to contribute to a better understanding of sustainability problems through research, and to translate knowledge on sustainability issues into ideas and plans for developing sustainable practices. Nathalie has work experience in Latin America with a focus on market research and green finance. She holds an MSc in Sustainable Development: Earth System Governance from Utrecht University, and speaks Dutch, English, French, Portuguese and a little Spanish.

Global network of experts

Our network of associate consultants is always ready to provide local expertise and crop-specific insights. We have a network of over thirty freelance experts globally, covering most countries and sectors. Our regular contributors are included here.

Affiong Williams
Expert, Nigeria

Affiong has over 12 years of experience in entrepreneurship development programs and initiatives spanning South Africa and Nigeria. She has advised private and public organizations, on creation of sustainable jobs in the agricultural sector. As an entrepreneur in the fruit sector for the past 8 years, Affiong has honed expertise in the fruit supply chain, value addition, distribution as well as exports. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Wits Business School, South Africa, and in 2018 completed the Entrepreneurship Development Program by Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Bashir Bagu
Expert, Nigeria

Bashir has 15+ years experience in agribusiness in Nigeria with a focus and network in the North. He owns a farm, worked with and sourced from farmers and processing companies. He has specific interest and experience in sourcing, supply chain and agrilogistics. He has a Nigerian nationality and speaks English and Hausa.

 
Chip Odina
Expert, Nigeria

Economist, designer and product developer. Chip has over 25 years experience as an entrepreneur in fashion, wine and palm oil. He works as a value chain consultant for cotton, textiles and other agricommodities. He is a developer of public private partnerships. Chip has the English and Nigerian nationality, and has worked in Europe, Australasia and West Africa. He speaks English, Igbo and Yoruba.

François Sihimbiro
Expert, Rwanda

25+ years experience in agriculture value chain, project management, private sector management and investor, experience with INGOs. Working experience in Burundi, Rwanda, East Africa, Ivory Coast. MBA Project management, Engineer Agronomist. Conducted several evaluations and feasibility studies for cooperatives and private sector. Languages: Kirundi, French, English, Kinyarwanda, Swahili.

Jacques Tamini
Expert, Mali

Jacques has 15+ years of experience in the agricultural sector in West Africa. He supports SMEs in improving business performance of among others processing units. Experience in market studies, developing business, competitive analyses. He holds an Agricultural Engineering degree, and speaks French, Bamanakan-Dioula and English.

Jean Bosco Dibouloni
Expert, Burkina Faso

Jean Bosco has 10+ years of experience in value chains in West Africa. He worked for a large range of local and international development agencies. He is a rural development engineer specialized in environmental sciences through higher education. Has been involved in several projects in the mango sector in Burkina Faso. Speaks French, English and Dioulasso.

Mohamed Ali Niang
Expert, Côte d'Ivoire & Mali

Ali has 5+ years of experience in business consulting incl SME advise, market analysis, business plans, CSR. He has 7+ years of experience in management of SMEs, social enterprises. He holds a Bsc in Business Administration, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA and MSc in International organisation Management. Speaks French, English, Bambara.

Thomas Mbu
Expert, Nigeria

Thomas has over 25 years experience in business, with over 15 years in agricommodities in Nigeria with a focus and network in the South-East. He manages cooperatives, procurement and agricultural processing. He started his career in finance and investment in London. He holds the English and Nigerian nationality, and has an MBA in Finance and International Business from Columbia University in New York.