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ICCO Cooperation

ICCO Cooperation is a global, non-governmental organization, which mission is to end poverty and injustice in the South.

ICCO Cooperation is a global, non-governmental organization, which mission is to end poverty and injustice in developing countries. ICCO has 338 employees (2016), with a global office in the Netherlands and 6 regional and 20 country offices in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. From a coherent Theory of Change ICCO Cooperation designs, manages, implements and finances programs for sustainable inclusive development with focus on economic empowerment of smallholders and SMEs, food and nutrition security, responsible business and emergency response. Gender, climate and the rights of marginalized groups are cross-cutting issues in our programs.  ICCO Cooperation offers brokering services for public private partnerships and is experienced in working with a wide range of financial instruments: microfinance (ICCO Terrafina MicroFinance), impact investments (Capital 4 Development Partners) and co-entrepreneurship (Truvalu.group).

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Marijke de Graaf

Marijke de Graaf is responsible for ICCO’s food and nutrition security (FNS) policy and related lobby and advocacy agenda. In addition, she provides guidance on design, planning, implementation and monitoring of FNS projects. Before joining  ICCO in 2001 she worked with  UNICEF and SNV in Latin  America  as well as in Asia on FNS related programs.  Marijke is an associate consultant of Fair & Sustainable Consulting.