Ir. Arthur ZalmijnAgriculture Consultant

Areas of Expertise
  • Agricultural development
  • Rice sector development
  • Supply chain development
  • Rural development 
  • Irrigation & drainage
  • Agro-economics
  • Master’s degree in International Agriculture in 1981
  • Bachelor’s degree in Tropical Agriculture in 1966 in Deventer, the Netherlands 

Arthur Zalmijn is a senior agronomist, specialized in the caribbean rice industry and in particular Suriname’s rice industry. He graduated and obtained both his Bachelor and Master’s degree in agricultural development. His key qualification is: Rural and Agricultural Development and Management Specialist.

He has decades of experience in consulting public and private sector and gained lots of cross-border experience in the Caribbean. He has mainly worked in projects for the government, in particular for the Ministry of Agriculture, animal husbandry and fishery and also for international organisations. Furthermore, Arthur Zalmijn has an enormous list of publications, which you can read more about in his CV.

Arthur Zalmij started working at Proplan Consultancy in 2003 and has added substantial value to the expertise in his favourite industry.

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Proplan Consultancy really helped us achieve our financial goals. During the most difficult time for our company, Proplan gave us their strong analyses on our business models and helped reassure a profitable future.

Wulterkens B.V.
Sales & Marketing, Wulterkens B.V.

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