2 Sep September 2, 2016 in National Community Health Programme LeadAntananarivo, Madagascarnicholas@blueventures.orgBefore joining Blue Ventures in September 2016, Nick worked as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer for three years in northeast Madagascar where he organised and facilitated various agriculture, reforestation, and community development projects with rural communities. He also consulted with Catholic Relief Services in Madagascar for one year, collecting best practices and lessons learned for the USAID-funded SALOHI food security program. In addition to his previous experiences in Madagascar, he has worked on rural development and agriculture projects in South Africa. Nick received his master’s degree in International Development from Cornell University. As our Community Health Programme Coordinator, Nick provides technical support and oversight to our community health programme, which is integrated with community-based natural resource management initiatives in coastal areas in three regions of Madagascar. Overseeing the implementation, coordination and evaluation of programme activities, Nick is also responsible for managing programme data and grant budgets, as well as supporting relationships with national partners and ministries.