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Juergen Voegele

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Director, Agriculture and Environmental Services, World Bank
Juergen Vogele is the director for the Agriculture and Environmental Services Department of the World Bank. In this role, he leads the department in pioneering a landscape approach to sustainable development and the alignment of agriculture and environmental practices and provides leadership to the Bank’s activities across sustainable landscapes and oceanscapes, agriculture and environmental economic policy, and risk management and markets. Since joining the World Bank in 1991, he has held a number of assignments, leading the Agriculture Unit in China and the Agriculture and Rural Development Unit of the Europe and Central Asia Region. In 2008, he was appointed director of the Agriculture and Rural Development Department, where he oversaw global programs for rural poverty alleviation, and agriculture and natural resources management.
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