Hanns R. Neumann Foundation
In 2004 Dr. D’haeze got a PhD at the Catholic University Leuven and joined the Foundation Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung (HRNS). A few years later he published a National Coffee Sector Program to improve the competitive position of the Vietnamese coffee industry, and a manual on Good Agricultural Practices for Robusta, which has been sold at 60,000 copies and is currently available as a multilingual application for smartphones.
Since 2006 Dr. D’haeze has been working as Regional Manager for HRNS Asia Pacific in charge of designing and implementing various Public-Private Partnership programs to promote sustainable coffee production.
Dr. D’haeze is a member of ASEAN Coffee Federation since 2013.