UN Assistant Secretary-General and Coordinator of the SUN Movement.
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Dr. Richard Munang is the Africa Regional Climate Change Coordinator at the UN Environment. He is responsible for guiding the actualization of UN Environments climate resilient development strategy for Africa. Learn more…
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is the founding Chair and Scientific Director of the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health Economics.
H.E. Amb. Mussie Hailu is a peace builder who is working at national, regional and international level in promoting peace, reconciliation, interfaith harmony, disarmament, Learn more…
Dr. Lailà B. Lokosang is a national of South Sudan and currently serves as Advisor for Food and Nutrition Security of the African Union’s Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP). Learn more…
Gbadebo Odularu is a Sustainable Development Economist at the Socio-Economic Research and Applications Projects (SERAP), which is based in Washington DC. Learn more…
Dr. Obi is a Lecturer/Researcher with Toxicology Unit, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Learn more…
Joan Kerr is a Social Entrepreneur and humanitarian with over 35 years in facilitating community economic development projects, specializing in community Learn more…
As Professor in Rural Sociology and head of Social Studies department, Desert Research Center which is the focal point of UNCCD, I am leading the drew Learn more…
Prof. Mohamed Tayeb Laskri was born at Annaba (Algeria) in 1958. He obtained a 3rd cycle doctorate on computer science (France, 1987). He obtained his PhD degree. Learn more…
Professor Arokoyo is presently working at National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services, Ahmadu Bello University, (NAERLS/ABU), PMB 1067, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. Learn more…
Ambassador at large (Africa and Middle East) for COP 21 (2015). Ambassador to Ethiopia (2004-2007) and to Austria (2011-2014). Director for Africa and the Indian… Learn more…
Mr. Tony Nsanganira, Youth Employment Specialist, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)/Regional Office for Africa Mr Tony Nsanganira coordinates Learn more…
Benjamin Abugri is an award-winning Knowledge Management Expert, passionate, hardworking, focused and results oriented professional with a great passion for children, Youth and women. Learn more…
Bathermy Tsafack is the Resident Representative of Water and Sanitation for Africa (WSA) in Burundi since 2013. WSA is a Pan-African Intergovernmental Agency. Learn more…
Max Olupot is the Partnerships, Planning and Learning Officer and Field Schools Coordinator; at AFAAS Secretariat, Kampala. His portfolio is Partnerships and Collaborations building; Learn more…
Ms. Beryl Agengo is the Executive Coordinator: GAAAP at Africa Business Group. She is responsible for Global African Agribusiness Accelerator Platform (GAAAP) Learn more…
Uginia is GCSAYN Hub Coordinator based in the UK. She is the initiator of the Cameroon Inclusive Special Education Teacher Training and Employment program- fostering inclusive Education, Social Inclusion, and Development. Learn more
Wole is systems agronomist with specialization in Farming systems and Soil fertility. He possesses a doctorate degree in Agronomy, from University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Learn more…
Agricultural Economist specialized in Planning for Development. Thirty-four years of experience with incremental levels of responsibility at national and international level in the field of development . Learn more…
Dr. Kiplimo holds a Master of Philosophy in Environmental Planning and Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Education both of Moi University. I have over 10 years’ experience in resource mobilization Learn more…
Pamela Asobo Anchang, Managing Editor, The Immigrant Magazine, TV/Radio Host, IMpact On KPFK 90.7 FM Pamela Asobo Anchang was born in Cameroon, Africa. Learn more…
A Co-founder of WeFarm, a social enterprise with a mission to build ecosystem support for the sustainable future of regenerative agriculture in Cambodia by supporting the young generation. Learn More
Mme. Julie Kasa-Kanga Tshilombo is the Deputy Coordinator in charge of External Resources and Project Monitoring (CRESP-DRC Presidency), as principal advisor in the office of the President of the Republic.
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Paul Newnham is the Director of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 Advocacy Hub, a secretariat catalysing, convening, and connecting NGOs, advocacy groups, civil society, the private sector and UN agencies to coordinate global campaigning and advocacy to achieve food systems transformation.
Catherine Mungai is a DAAD scholar and holds an MSc in Environmental Governance (MEG) from the University of Freiburg in Germany. Learn more…
Dr Alex Ariho is the CEO of the African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) that operates in 55 African countries. Alex holds a PhD in Development Management Learn more…
Dr. Ani Kalayjian is a psychology professor, American Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress, logotherapeutic psychotherapist, traumatologist, Genocide… Learn more…
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Makie Yoshida is a Japanese national with several years’ experience in the Latin American region. She holds MSc Degree in Climate Change, Development and Policy from University of Sussex, UK. Learn more…
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Wilfried Pokam Mba is senior lecturer in Physics at the University of Yaounde 1, Cameroon. His research interests aims to improve understanding of the functioning of climate system Learn more…
Dr.Jessica Fanzo is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Global Food Policy and Ethics at the Johns Hopkins University in the USA.
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Dr. Valasia Iakovoglou is a distinct graduate of Iowa State University, USA. She has more than 25-
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Rodolfo is currently the Agribusiness Specialist at the IICA Delegation in Brazil, and his main goal is to change the misconception that agriculture has to be suppressive and harmful for the environment. Learn More
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Mahamadou Nassirou Ba (Nassirou) is an Agricultural Economist specializing in the analysis of the Agriculture, Food Security, trade and Climate Change issues. Learn More
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Claire O’Kane is an international child rights consultant supporting
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Vice Minister of Health Management and Development of El Salvador
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Dr. Gunhild A. Stordalen, a physician who also holds a PhD in pathology/orthopedic surgery, and an environmentalist, is the Founder and Executive Chair of EAT, a global, non-profit platform for food system transformation.
Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).
Alicia Jiménez is Director of Programmes at the Earth Charter International (ECI) Secretariat in Costa Rica.
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Mirjam Troost works at Wageningen University & Research (WUR) and the World Food Prize Foundation as the Coordinator of the Wageningen Youth Institute.
Clark Halpern is an American agricultural professional and researcher currently residing in the Netherlands. He currently works as a consultant for international agricultural development projects.
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Professor Joseph Zano Zvapera Matowanyika (Ph.D) is the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Anglican University in Zimbabwe, an up-coming institution developing programmes in biomedical sciences and public health.
Robynne Anderson is an international expert in agricultural and food policies,
working with a broad range of clients from farmers to food processors,
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Pauline is the current Immediate Past President for the Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA), effective October 26, 2017. Learn More
Anantdeep Dhillon is an international development
professional with a Master’s Degree in Agricultural
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Mr. Ed Russois an environmental expert, author, entrepreneur, and a member of several voluntary and government boards.
Edward Davey is International Engagement Director of The Food and Land Use Coalition, a global initiative to transform the world’s food and land use systems, co-led by WRI. Learn more
Professor of Peace Studies and International Relations, Director: Africa Regional Programme United Nations- University for Peace (UPEACE) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Nala Müller has been working with people of various cultures and socio-economic background. She currently works as CEO at Europe Africa Solutions.
Prof. Joash K. Kibett is an expert in teaching methods and curriculum development in agricultural education and extension with experience spanning over 30 years in two public universities in Kenya.
Lucy Muchoki is the CEO of Pan African Agribusiness and Agroindustry Consortium,
PanAAC, a continental Private Sector organization represented across the
continent in various countries.
Jessica Vega Ortega, a young indigenous woman from the Mixtec indigenous people, originally from the indigenous community of Mexico (San Miguel Ahuehuetitlán, Oaxaca), residing in the municipality of Valle de Chalco, Solidaidadd (XICO), State of Mexico.
Ms. Bernice Atabong, journalist who works for national television in Cameroon (CRTV). I have been a reporter for 15 years and I work in the South Region of the country.
Dr. Vincent N. Ojeh hails from Ukwuani LGA of Delta State. He received his B.Sc (Hons) and M.Sc degrees in Geography and Regional Planning from Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria in 2004 and 2011 respectively with specialization in Climatology under the Federal and Delta State Government Scholarships.
Dr. Suiven John Paul Tume holds a PhD in Geography and Planning, with the option Applied Agro-hydro Climatology from The University of Bamenda, Cameroon (December 2019).
Aishwarya Narasimhadevara is the United Nations liaison for the Climate-Smart Agriculture Youth Network. She is also involved in youth advocacy related projects and interested in the importance of Education in the field of International Development.
Momoka Tamura holds MA Degree in human rights in University of Oslo, Norway, and her research theme covered indigenous peoples’ rights. Learn more…
Ms. Ediola Pashollari is of Albanian nationality and holds a Masters in Business Administration (UK), a Masters of Arts in Political Science (UK), a Masters in Entreprenology (USA) and a Bachelors Degree in LLB (UK). Learn More
Grant Wilson is a leading expert on the Rights of Nature, ecocentric law, and international environmental law For the last decade, he has defended the rights and interests of Nature all over the world,
Masimba Tafirenyika, a national of Zimbabwe, is the Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Pretoria, an office that provides communications services to UN in South Africa.
She is disability mainstreaming trainer, training institutions on how to handle persons with disabilities as per the disability act and UN convention on the rights of persons with disabilities.
Minister Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Head of Government.
Diplomat in service at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Currently in charge of United Nations specialized agencies of an economic and technical nature.
Managing Director, Africa Projects Development Centre (APDC), Abuja, through which he empowers African youths to build careers in agribusiness , especially in urban farming.
Lily Singelengele is a founder and Executive Director for the Green Agriculture Youth Organisation(GAYO),an NGO delivering youth empowerment in the agriculture sector for
Mr. Helferty is an engineering technologist with more than 10 years of experience working for various multinational corporations in Canada and around the world.
ASRAD Coordinator with Consultative Status of ESOCOC.
President and Founder, Children of the Earth.
He is the Administrator and founder of St. Charles Lwanga children’s Centre, Secondary school in Ruai, Nairobi, Kenya.
Social entrepreneur, environmentalist and sustainable development professional.
He is an Associate Consultant at Dokainish and Company Inc. He is a recent graduate of McGill University, was involved in interdisciplinary research at MCCHE (McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics), in fields of psychology, consumer behavior and digital visualization. Learn more…
Bernard Kimutai is a small scale farmer in Elgeyo Marakwet county, North Rift Region in Kenya.
Logistics leader based in Yaounde, Cameroon
Social entrepreneur, environmentalist and sustainable development professional.
Student of City University of New York- The City College Of New York New York, New York 2016- Present Junior Major: Economics| International Studies. Learn more…
Adeola Oloyede is currently a visiting research fellow at the African Studies Center, Leiden.