Responsibilities and achievements
October 2007 till date
Freelance independent farm and project management services DHProjects. Providing advise and management services for agricultural businesses. Conducted business missions to Vietnam, Bolivia, Russia, Belarus, Middle East and Indonesia. Accomplisched assignments:
- Team Leader of project Mid Term Review of bilateral dairy development project Belgium / Vietnam.
- Technical project advisor dairy development programme Vietnam.
- Interim manager green house management Bolivia.
- Tender commercial dairy farming Middle East.
- Advisor Feasibility Study small holder dairy farming Indonesia.
1995 - 2007
Dairy Development Manager, Vietnam.
Managed a development programme (budget 6 mln usd) aiming to develop the local dairy farming enterprices in South Vietnam
1994 - 1995
Project Officer, The Netherlands.
Coordinated and managed technical support to ongoing projects overseas, and conducted a technical mission to a dairy farm in Nigeria.
1991 - 1993
Dairy Farm Manager, Yemen.
Managed the company’s large scale dairy farm in the Tihama region.
1990 - 1991
Dairy Production Manager, Libya.
Managed a large agricultural project, consiting of the devisions dairy (1,200 head of dairy cattle) agriculture (200 hectares) and dairy processing plant.
1987 - 1989
Farm Manager, Libya.
Management the dairy devision of a large scale integrated dairy project (1,200 head dairy cattle)
1984 - 1987
Assistent Herd & Farm manager, Libya
1982 (6 months)
Conducted an internship at a large scale dairy and agricultural farm.
Dirk A. Harting (1956)
Agricultural project manager / consultant
- over 20 years international dairy farming business operations and management Africa, Middle- and Far-East
- Project management-farm/building construction, dairy husbandry extension, milk-quality control, -payment and training.
- Set up new business activities – staff recruitement, training, problem solving, setting routines and standards
- Large scale dairy farm management
- Dairy -husbandry, -extension and -training
- Business organization development
Skills / others
- MS Office
- Project management (P2)
- Dutch: mother tongue
- English: fluent
- French and German: Modest
- Driving licenses: Dutch A,B,C,D,E (car, truck, motorbike).