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Agronomist , consultant

Rudolf Benjamin Brandeis, Dutch agronomist, consultant. Recipient Kenia medal, East Africa medal, United Kingdom, 1955, Prince Bernhard medal, The Netherlands, 1945. Captain Special Services, 1940-1945. Fellow British Institute for Management, Masons.

Background

Brandeis, Rudolf Benjamin was born on March 10, 1924 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Son of Rudolf Leopold and Ida (de Groot) Brandeis.

Education

Diploma, Oxford University, England, 1946. Bachelor of Science, University of Technology, Delft, 1947. Master of Science, University Tropical Agriculture, Wageningen, 1946.

Doctor of Philosophy, Sir George Williams, Montreal, Canada, 1960.

Career

Special adviser to president Canada International Development Agency, Ottawa, 1960-1973. Director, general manager Athinai Produced Corporation, Keniz and Uganda, Africa, 1977-1983. Director Haitian Agricultural Corporation United States Agency for International Development, Haiti, 1980-1983.

Senior trade adviser European Economic Community (European Economic Community), Ethiopia and Honduras, 1983-1987. Consultant German Foreign Aid, Mocambique, 1987, World Bank, Malawi, 1988, United States Agency for International Development, Burundi, since 1989. Member International Planning Committee, Organization of American States.

Membership

Captain Special Services, 1940-1945. Fellow British Institute for Management, Masons.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, skiing.

Connections

Married Marcia Abello Chavez, May 3, 1970. 1 child, Rufolf Alexander.

father:
Rudolf Leopold Brandeis

mother:
Ida (de Groot) Brandeis

spouse:
Marcia Abello Chavez

child:
Rufolf Alexander Brandeis