Peter Ton

Education
Human geography of developing countries (MSc/Drs). Development economics (minor).

Work experience
18 years; as a programme manager, consultant and researcher (Ton Consultancy).

Expertise
Consultancy, research and capacity-building on sustainable agriculture, value chains, trade for development, food security, pro-poor extension services, water & sanitation, rural development, livelihoods, learning, monitoring & evaluation.

Geographical expertise
West & Central Africa (most), East & Southern Africa; parts of Asia, L-America.

Languages
Dutch (native), English, French, Spanish (excellent), German and Portuguese (moderate).

Field experience
Long/Repeated: Argentina, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ethiopia, Haiti, Mali, Nepal, Senegal, Sierra Leone
Short-term: Cameroon, CAR, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Egypt, Gabon, India, Kenya, Mauritius, Peru, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, USA, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Other: Bolivia, Chile, Honduras, Nicaragua, Niger, Paraguay, Uruguay

Thematic expertise
Sustainable agriculture, food security and livelihoods
Value chain development / Trade for development
Climate change, water availability and crop production
Rainwater harvesting for drinking water supply in remote areas