Jonas Mva Mva is Program Director Cocoa at IDH and has over 30 years of experience in the cocoa sector. Before joining IDH Jonas worked as Director of Sustainability for Cemoi. Prior to this role, he worked for 10 years as a Country Representative for STCP (Sustainable Tree Crops Program), a program set up by cocoa industry and WCF to improve cocoa farmers GAP and livelihoods.
Jonas spent 12 years with Catholic Relief Services as a Project Manager and Acting Country Representative working on rural development projects in Central. He also worked as Country Director of INADES Formation in Cameroon for 2 years focusing on Adult Education, Agriculture training and rural development. Jonas founded ODECO (Organisme de Developpment d’Etude de formation et de Conseil) a national development NGO in Cameroon which he co-managed for 10 years.
He holds an MBA in Law and Economics from the University of Yaoundé, Cameroon and has several training and professional courses from Europe and the US in Expertise Economics Adult Training.