Ricardo Pineda Mannheim

Ricardo Pineda Mannheim

Honduras Coordinator Value Added Agriculture ACDI VOCA USAID Transforming Market Systems


Proven Agribusiness Specialist and Managing Director with over 30 years of international experience with private sector and international development projects

Solid expertise in market systems and value chain development, impact investment and Agri finance, value added agriculture, new food product development from idea to market, specialty coffee, new technology development, capacity and team building, training and personnel development, set up of new export projects, trade shows, international trade and legislation, Sanitary and Phytosanitary, Youth and MSME’s development, food processing, food safety and quality systems, implementation and audits of international sustainable certifications, organic production, natural resource management, climate change adaptation, monitoring, learning and project evaluation.

Strategic leader who combines creativity with proactive problem solving to identify process improvements, implement change, and achieve results through cross-functional collaboration.

Skilled in using qualitative and quantitative analysis to drive practical results; design, launch, innovate and manage new complex projects, team building and management of international staff.

Professional proficiency in English, Spanish and Portuguese and basic understanding and reading of French and Italian.

Countries of Work Experience:  Brazil, Honduras, USA, Poland, Belgium, France, Germany, Jamaica, Haiti, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Colombia, Paraguay.

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