Curt D. Delice is currently the IICA Representative to Suriname. He holds PhD in Rural Development from the Postgraduate College in Mexico in addition to a BSc in Agronomy Engineering and MSc in Agricultural Diversification. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a member of the Project Management Institute, Pennsylvania USA. He also holds certificates in Financial management and payment procedures for European Development Fund. He is fluent in English, Spanish, French Creole and has a good working knowledge of French and Dutch languages. He has more than twenty years’ experience working in agriculture and rural development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. His main area of interest is organizational strengthening of producer organizations, public sector project management and funds procurement for development projects. He lectures in project management and funds procurement for development projects, with particular emphasis on scope, cost, schedule and risk management. He has authored a number of papers in agriculture and rural development as well as public sector project management and advises on project formulation and execution.