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Principal Advisor, Europe and Eurasia Region Patrick Rader

Patrick Rader is a principal advisor to the Europe and Eurasia region. Previously, he led the USAID Agriculture and Rural Development Program for Ukraine, the Feed the Future Commodity Production and Marketing Activity in Uganda, and served as the director of Chemonics’ agriculture and food security practice. He is a senior technical manager with over 30 years of experience leading successful economic development projects in Africa, the Middle East, Southeastern and Central Europe, Latin America, and the former Soviet Union. He has managed projects across a broad spectrum of value chains and commodities, from staple foods in East Africa to non-timber forest products in southern Serbia. Mr. Rader holds an M.A. in applied economics from American University in Washington, D.C.

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3 Questions with Patrick Rader on Climate-Smart Agriculture

Patrick Rader served as chief of party of the Feed the Future Uganda Commodity Production and Marketing Activity (CPM), which harnesses market forces and uses innovative methods to increase the productivity of Ugandan families. CPM reduces poverty and under-nutrition by increasing the quantity and quality of coffee, maize, and beans that rural families are able…