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Roger Winston Cozens CV

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Personal data

Year of Birth
TAA Member No
Title
Forenames:
Surname:

 1946

 2102

 Mr

Roger Winston

Cozens

Record of posts and assignments
Year
Job Title
Organisation
Country
Responsibilities 

2013

Consultant/ facilitator

RURCON

Liberia

Value chain analysis, market development and food processing technology in Bomi and Grand Bassa counties

2013

Senior Advisor

EBRD

Serbia

Eco-tourism and cereal value chain issues, in particular in relation to organic and gluten free production

2013

Consultant/ facilitator

RURCON

Uganda

Renewable energy, processed fruits and agricultural income generation initiatives

2012

Consultant/ facilitator

RURCON

Sierra Leone

Value chain analysis, market development and fruit, vegetable and spice food processing technology.

2011-2012

Porgramme Manager

Samaritans Purse

Cambodia

Management of Seeds of Hope programme (Horticulture and fish farming) Successful application to the World Food Programme

2011-2012

Senior Advisor

EBRD

Serbia/Croatia

Training and mentoring in organic production, certification, quality control and continuity of supply issues.

2011

Consultant

Samaritans Purse

Liberia

Work Plan preparation for USAID Food and Enterprise Development Programme. (Feed the Future). Main areas of work in , goat, rice, vegetables and tropical fruits

2008-2010

Programme Manager

SDC Livelihood Project

Bangladesh

Preparation of the Samriddhi project (agricultural development) Project Document for application to SDC

2008-2010

Forest Economic Development advisor

NSCFP

SDC Project

Nepal

Writing of National Forestry Project bid (Joint SDC and DFID project). Member of organic farming task force, successful application for World Bank funding.

2007

Principal Adviser

Kpong Farms Ltd

Ghana

Reinstated mixed farm in Volta region and conversion planning for organic production of pineapple and other fruits.

2007

Lead Consultant

Malawi Organic Growers Associaion

Malawi

Wrote the organic agriculture standards for Malawi, adopted by Malawi board of standards ( August 07) and submitted to IFOAM

2006-2007

Piolt Projects Expert

Ministry Of Agricutlure, Ankara

EU funded

Turkey

Training of Ministry of Agriculture staff in organic farming techniques. Preparation of demonstration sites and running of a series of Farmer Field Schools on organic farming.

2007

Consultant

 

India

Production and processing of prawns in Sundurbans area of West Bengal.

2006

Consultant

SAATHI project, Kathmandu

Nepal

Development of essential oils project with project working with victims of violence.

2006

Agronomic consultant

Hatsun Dairy , Chennai

India

Improving forage quality and quantity in dairy development project.

2006

Principal consultant

Chegndu Council

China

Advisory visit to organic pomegranate farmers.

2004-2006

Agricultural Consultant

Royal Savarsin Project/World Bank

Romania

Establishment of an organic horticultural unit and co-operative of organic farmers. Speaker at World Bank seminars on integrated crop management

2004

Horticultural consultant

Agricultural Business Unit (ABU) EU funded

Kosovo

Promotion of herbs, fruit and berry sector, ethical trading standards training.

2003-2006

Team Leader

Esther Benjamins Trust

Nepal

Preparation of feasibility study for a training centre and plant to add value to herbs by extraction of essential oils for export.

Skills, expertise and qualifications

Principal Discipline 
Agriculture
Subsidiary fields
Agro-forestry, Agronomy, Development Planning, Forestry (Community), Horticulture, Income Generation, Participatory Development, Rural Livelihoods Systems
Higher education 

MSc (Imperial at Wye),Agricultural Development,
BSc ( Bath University) Applied Biology

Countries worked in 
Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Ghana, India, Kosovo, Liberia,Malawi, Nepal, Romania, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Tibet,Taiwan, Uganda
Languages
French ( G) Nepali ( E) , Bangla (F) , Hindi (F)
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This page was updated on 9 November 2013

 

 

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