Country Programme Manager
Arnoud Hameleers is a Country Programme Manager in the Latin American and the Caribbean Division at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Hameleers is currently responsible for Bolivia and is part of the thematic groups for Innovation and Scaling Up and Nutrition and Migration in the Latin American and the Caribbean division.
Before joining the Fund in 2016, Hameleers was a Senior Technical Advisor for DANIDA in Bolivia, first for the Agricultural Development Program and thereafter, for the Economic Development Program. His earlier positions include Senior Dairy Scientist for the Ministry of Agriculture in Northern Ireland, Program Director for a University support program in Bolivia and Dairy Research Program Manager for the Scottish Agricultural Colleges in Scotland.
Hameleers holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Systems from the University of Glasgow, an M.Sc. from the University of Edinburgh and an B.Sc. from the Tropical Agricultural College in the Netherlands.