Welcome at BIOHERB:
Birgitt Boor Consulting Services

Contact:
Birgitt Boor
Kniegasse 2
37213 Witzenhausen / Germany

birgitt.boor@bioherb.de

phone: +49-5542-6466
mobile: +49-170-1886451

Key Qualification

  • Trade Promotion: All agricultural products, natural Ingredients; organic products, medicinal and aromatic plants, NTFP
  • Value chain analysis; setting up of sustainable supply chains, developing contract production systems (linking smallholder groups to markets)
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Organic standards and certification.

Professional Experience

  • Over 20 years’ experience in value chain analysis for all kind of agricultural and specialty products such as none- timber forest products (NTFP), medicinal plants, essential oils, organic, bio-diverse and fair trade products. Development of sector strategies and agricultural policies.
  • Well-founded experience in all major organic standards.
  • Well experienced in international food safety standards and quality standards (HACCP; IFS; Global G.A.P. etc.), advisory services and training workshops in setting up of quality assurance systems.
  • Extensive experience in analysis of market trends and the development of domestic, regional and international markets.
  • Over 30 years international experience in trade programmes, support to the private sector development, PPP-projects, small and medium enterprise promotion (SME); value chain development, setting up of food quality systems and sustainable supply chains, considering small-holder as part of it.
  • For nearly 10 years key consultant of the GTZ / protrade trade promotion programme for the sectors essential oils and plant extracts and for organic products; currently expert for IPD (Import Promotion Desk) for natural ingredients.
  • Outstanding experience in developing and planning tailor made training courses and study tours.
  • Experience in around 40 countries in Africa, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Asia, Pacific and the Caribbean.

Private:

  • enjoying nature
  • Hiking or Bicycling