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The non-profit organization Let's Plant e.V. is currently managed by a board of three. Part of the Let's Plant philosophy is to discuss and find solutions together and make decisions. Solution approaches and decisions are not only discussed or made within the board, but the association members are involved in these processes as far as possible.


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Dr. Marco Hödtke is the president of Let's Plant e.V. and holds a PhD in agri­cultural science. In the nineties, he was involved in a project in the context of small-­scale agri­culture in Brazil. After a professional re-­orientation, he has been working as an IT expert since 2001 and is equipped with many years of experience in software develop­ment and service manage­ment. As president he is involved in the adminis­tration and manage­ment of both the association and our project in Ethiopia.
Dr. Marco Hödtke on LinkedIn Dr. Marco Hödtke on LinkedIn

Dominik Suri is vice president of Let's Plant e.V. He is enrolled in master's programs at the University of Bonn in both economics and agricultural and food economics. His research focuses on issues of environmental and resource economics. For Let's Plant e.V. he takes on administrative and organizational tasks. He is responsible for marketing and our social media presence. He is also involved in the management of our reforestation project in Ethiopia.
Dominik Suri on LinkedIn Dominik Suri on LinkedIn

Bernd Müller is the treasurer of Let's Plant e.V. He holds a degree in finance and worked in the public sector of a tax authority until his retirement. From his more than 30-year long career, he brings with him great expertise in the financial sector and is also a passionate hobby gardener. He is responsible for the accountancy of Let's Plant e.V. and is involved in the project management of our project in Ethiopia.

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Alicia Fert is a volunteer at Let’s plant e.V. She holds a degree in political science and works in the international development cooperation. After her long-time commitment in other NGOs, she brings with her expertise in fundraising and organization development. She is a committed person to the environment protection and conservation, and mostly engaged in preserving biodiversity in her hobby garden.
Alicia Fert on LinkedIn Alicia Fert on LinkedIn

Dr. Christine Natt is a founding member of Let's Plant e.V. She holds a PhD in agricultural science and has been working at the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) and its predecessor organizations since 1992. Among other obligations, she was responsible for the successful implementation of the federal organic farming program and other forms of sustainable agriculture. She has headed the Research, Innovation and Sustainability department since 2013.

Dr. Girma Kelboro Mensuro holds has a PhD in agricultural science. His scientific field is agro­sociology. He has specializes in the interface between natural resource management, environmental protection and socio-economic development. His research interests are governance in agriculture and rural development, institutions, innovation and knowledge in the fields of biodiversity conservation, agriculture, livelihoods and sustainability.
Dr. Girma Mensuro Kelboro on LinkedIn Dr. Girma Mensuro Kelboro on LinkedIn