Anauim Valerín Pérez is a young journalist from Costa Rica. She combines her passioni for communications with an active participation in 2 environmental groups (Ecollective Youth and Boreal Collective) which work in favour of the rights of the youth, women and farmers.
Oluwaseun Johnson is a Nigerian entrepreneur who works on his bee-keeping business. He is currently training farmers on bee-keeping under a USAID Market 2 project, particularly women to teach them how to practise apitherapy.
Wouedjie Alice-Norra is a lawyer who advises women farmers who produce in Cameroon in urban agriculture and small-scale agriculture. She works in ICT Agriculture and Development program - Agrotic-dev - in a youth association called Cameroon youth Initiative for Rural Development (CAMYIRD). She has a blog named “Norra Urban Agriculture” as well as a Facebook page “Alice urban agriculture”.
Afrina Choudhury works in WorldFish as a Gender Specialist and has been working on gender in aquatic agricultural systems for the past 3 years. She is currently co-chairing the Bangladesh National Gender Working Group which I founded together with HKI and includes 30 institutions as members.
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.