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Drs. Leida RIJNHOUT Executive Director, ANPED - The Northern Alliance for Sustainability, Brussels


1979-1980 Studies of food processing, Bolsward 1984-1988 Social and cultural work (spec. International development) 1986-1987 Practical year Social Work, Bolivia 1988-1993 Rural Economy and non western Rural Sociology, Rural University, Wageningen 1989-1993 Cultural Anthropology, University of Utrecht Research: Bolivia and Basque Country 1988-1990 Staff Local Council, PSP - Pacifist Socialist Party 1991-1999 Responsible for rural programmes, Boliviacentrum Antwerpen vzw 1999-2000 Co-ordinator, SALTO  Cooperation of 4 NGOs (UCOS, Bevrijde Wereld, Kwia en Boliviacentrum) 2000-2009 Co-ordinator, VODO vzw  Vlaams Overleg Duurzame Ontwikkeling (Flemish Platform on Sustainable Development = Umbrella organisation), Brussel since 2009 Executive Director, ANPED - Northern Alliance for Sustainability