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Chief of Party Harvey Schartup

Harvey Schartup is an agribusiness expert with 35 years of experience in agriculture and value chain development in Nigeria, Zambia, Mali, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, and Azerbaijan. He has extensive knowledge of agriculture, trade, and enterprise development. Mr. Schartup is skilled in enhancing processes and improving practices through entire agricultural value chains, including in the areas of production, post-harvest handling, processing, market facilitation, and private investment. Mr. Schartup holds a Ph.D. (ABD) in agricultural economics, an M.B.A. in finance, accounting, and marketing, and a B.A. in economics and accounting.

Blog Posts by Harvey Schartup

10 Lessons Learned for Facilitating an Inclusive Agricultural Market System

Agriculture is vital to the continued diversification of Nigeria’s economy and to rural prosperity and food security for all Nigerians. The country’s agricultural market system is exceedingly complex. Building the sector requires a systems approach that encompasses entire targeted value chains. All links are important. Without a link to a profitable source of market demand,…