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Aard Mulders

Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Senior Adviser

At the moment, Aard Mulders is working at the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality as a coordinator (subject manager) for designing the Dutch green architecture for the future CAP National Strategic Plan. He is also a member of the Dutch team negotiating the new CAP. He is part of the Nature department (lent out to the NSP-team), where he was responsible for designing the Dutch collective approach for Agroenvironment and Climate measures. Before that, he worked at the Dutch paying agency, namely as an implementation manager for the earlier Rural Development programs. Besides all this, he’s the son of a farmer who studied, and was a lecturer in, political science at the University of Helsinki.