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Melle Leenstra

ORGANISATION: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kenya
TITLE: First Secretary Economic Development and Food Security

Dr. Melle Leenstra is the Food Security and Economic Development advisor at the Netherlands Embassy in Nairobi. Since visiting Kenya as a boy in the mid-eighties he has been inspired to work on development in Africa. He studied rural development in Wageningen and wrote a PhD dissertation on the Zambian health sector. Most importantly however, he is a son, a brother, a husband and the father of two daughters.

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