Manon Koningstein leads communications and outreach for EcoAgriculture Partners.
With a background in Intercultural Communications, she has multiple years of experience
working in the agricultural development sector across organizations and continents, focussing
on inclusive and participatory communication outreach.
She now oversees the organization’s websites, social media, email communications, media
outreach, and publication production. She also co-leads the communications working group of
the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative and coordinates their web presence,
media outreach, and publications.
Manon holds a Master’s degree in Intercultural Communications from the University of Utrecht,
the Netherlands, where she focussed on working with cacao farmers in afro-Ecuadorian
communities in coastal Ecuador, and a Bachelors’s degree in International Business
Communications from the Radboud University Nijmegen. She furthermore participated in the
European Master Program in Intercultural Communications at the Universitat Jaume I in
While being a Dutch national, Manon has lived for over nine years in Latin America and is
currently based in Spain, where she can also be found dedicating time to her two other great
passions: photography and surfing.