Arnoud Hameleers has always worked in the context of agriculture. He started his career as a researcher in animal nutrition in Scotland. Later, he worked in Bolivia trying to improve the educational services for this sector. Mr. Hameleers went back to Europe to work as a researcher in the dairy sector in Ireland. Since 2005, he has been working in Bolivia, in projects of rural development and agricultural development. Currently, he is the Representative for IFAD in Bolivia and Honduras.