Michelle is a a Fulbright scholar from Papua New Guinea (PNG) who is currently undertaking graduate studies in Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She studies animal and poultry science and is majoring as well in chicken genetics and genomics.
Keron Bascombe is YPARD Trinidad and Tobago representative. Besides, Keron is an active young professional in agriculture seeking a career in agricultural journalism and communications. As a blogger and freelance writer, he is currently transforming his blog “technology4agri” into a social enterprise featuring journalistic pieces in support of agriculture.
Alpha Sennon is a young Agricultural Expansionist and an innovative farmer from Trinidad and Tobago. His area of research lies within privatization of extension services in the Caribbean region. Besides, Alpha owns the company AgriWorks4U, where he provides specialized contractual labor for farmers hiring only young professionals.
Luke Smith is currently pursuing a MSc. in Agribusiness and Marketing in the area of Food & Nutrition Security at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine. He is also an agriculture blogger, photographer and animator.
Jean-Claude Kamwenubusa is the founder and President of the Association pour la Solidarité et l’Assistance Socio-Sanitaire. He has 2 diplomas in General Humanities and in Gender Equality, Economic Development and Poverty Reduction, delivered by the World Bank Institute (WBI). He is currently studying to get his bachelor’s degree in Communication at the University of Lake Tanganyika, Burundi.
Akintunde Akinmolayan graduated in Agriculture with specialization in Crop Protection in August 2006. In June 2009, he did a M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics and Farm Management. Afterwards, in April 2011, he started working as Project Co-ordinator of CDNet Ltd/Gte, then, in January 2014 started project managing the Education Hub of Incubator Africa. Currently he works at Temitope Farms.
Moses Owiny is a Gender and ICT enthusiast who has been engaged in the promotion of ICTs and agriculture and rural development initiatives for four years. He is currently working as a Project Officer with the Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) in Kampala, Uganda.