Hans Smit

Hans has worked since 2008 on sustainable production/sourcing of agro-commodities in Asia South/Central America and Africa. In his work he focused on the development and implementation of:

  • Planning tools for sustainable land use planning and green growth strategies
  • Training programmes for smallholder farmers on sustainable development through increasing productivity, improving institutional development for palm oil and rubber
  • Traceability systems for coffee, cocoa, palm oil and rubber
  • Models for access to finance for smallholders in the palm oil and rubber sector
Hans is currently Sr. Adviser in SNV’s Climate Smart Agriculture team. In this role he is globally coordinating SNV’s work on Deforestation Free Supply Chains, Tracking & Tracing as well as the portfolio of projects on Palm Oil.