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INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

SPONSORS   

We at IFAMA appreciate and celebrate our sponsors and supporters. If you would like to support this organization, donate, or become a sponsor, please use the donation form provided.


BOMA

The E Tipu summit is an annual conference and hybrid event hosted by Boma in Oceania for stakeholders working in the food and fiber sector. E Tipu events focus on delivering tangible outcomes while tackling major questions concerning how we can become more innovative, collaborative, sustainable and profitable — now, and in the future. 


BAYER

Bayer believes in the power of human ingenuity to shape one of humankind’s first inventions—agriculture. It uses science and imagination to help better people’s lives by advancing health and nutrition. As a leader in agriculture, it understands the importance of living up to its responsibilities to farmers, consumers, and the environment. That’s why we are raising the bar in transparency, sustainability and engagement – and strive to deliver the best solutions for agriculture.


GLOBAL G.A.P.

Global G.A.P. emphasizes on consumer’s products and their product safety, environmental impact and the health, safety and welfare of workers and animals.  Implementing their concept by patenting their independent certification system for Good Agricultural Practice (G.A.P.), this reendowed concept has set the standard for consumers’ requirements in the agriculture world.

INCAE BUSINESS SCHOOL

Considered the best business school in Latin America, INCAE has promoted the progress of Latin American society, through the training of talent from regional leaders through master’s degrees and Executive Programs. For more than five decades, they have worked alongside companies, international organizations, and professionals of the highest caliber to solve problems, develop capabilities, and prepare them to respond to the demands of the future.

EARTH UNIVERSITY

In its mission to prepare leaders with ethical values to contribute to sustainable development and to construct a prosperous and just society, EARTH University offers a world-class scientific and technological four-year undergraduate degree in Agricultural Sciences, emphasizing ethical entrepreneurship and strong socio-environmental commitment.


ASEGURADORA RURAL

Aseguradora Rural is part of the Banrural Financial Group. One of these products is parametric insurance, which has become a valuable tool for farmers to manage critical situations resulting from excessive rainfall and drought that affect our countries, including earthquake risk. Aseguradora Rural supports farmers in order to overcome climate challenges, helping to maintain the supply of the markets and the food security of the population, especially those who live in conditions of vulnerability. 


BANRURAL

Banrural is the 2nd largest bank in Guatemala and the 3rd in Central America. As a Recently, Banrural launched the Agroamigo App, a platform that provides information on the nutritional composition of soils and the presence of diseases and pests in crops, which allows farmers to efficiently plan suitable fertilization and protection interventions. Banrural promotes precision agriculture, because it believes in the power of information to increase the sustainable productivity of the land. 


CARGILL

Cargill’s ambition is to have the most sustainable food supply chains in the world. From small family farms to global shipping lanes, Cargill works to implement new sustainable practices to reduce the impact of agriculture on the planet and protect people. 

JOHN DEERE

John Deere manufactures intelligent, connected machines and applications that are helping revolutionize the agriculture and construction industries – and enable life to leap forward. Our technology-driven efforts are guided by a single, overarching goal – unlocking customer economic and sustainable value.


POZUELO

A leading company in the cookie sector in the Central American market, and a subsidiary of Grupo Nutresa S.A. It has more than 2,000 direct employees, with the main operation in Costa Rica. POZUELO has a differentiated business model beginning with its people:  talented, innovative, committed and responsible, who contribute to sustainable development. 


HL MCLAREN PARTNERS

A family-owned agribusiness company in Argentina.


KOPPERT BIOLOGICAL

To make our world more sustainable, we need ways of growing that are both safe and healthy. We believe the answers to these agricultural challenges lie in nature itself. So we partner with nature. And help our planet to find its balance. Using natural enemies to combat pests, bumblebees for pollination, microbials, and biostimulants that support, protect, and strengthen crops. Improving plant health both above and underground. 


SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY

Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business offers a unique curriculum emphasizing ethical development and preparation for the fast-paced world of innovation, entrepreneurship and global enterprises (marketplaces). Rich partnerships with local employers create the ideal environment of a cutting-edge, networked, dynamic learning experiences.


SYNGENTA

Syngenta strives to ring plant potential to life. It invests in research and programs that transform the way crops are grown and protected to bring about positive, lasting change in agriculture. It helps farmers manage the complex challenges to help farmers and agriculture becomes more sustainable, and help ensure consumers have safe, healthy and nutritious food.

USDA

The US Department of Agriculture provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.

COLLABORATIVE Partners


MASSEY UNIVERSITY

Massey University offers a bachelors and masters degree in agribusiness that equips graduates with skills and knowledge sought by employers in New Zealand and internationally. Graduates are actively working to address global challenges in the rapidly evolving feed, food, and fibre industries.


LINCOLN UNIVERSITY

Lincoln University (Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki) offers specialist undergraduate and postgraduate degrees that cultivate knowledge of food production systems, global agribusiness, and food marketing. Lincoln University offers the only specialized food marketing and agribusiness degrees in the Southern Hemisphere and prepares graduates for roles across the agrifood value chain.  


AAEA

Agricultural & Applied Economics Association focuses on serving the professional interests of members working in agricultural and broadly related fields of applied economics.  By addressing a broad range of topics such as the economics of agriculture, international and rural development, resources and the environment, food and consumer issues, and agribusiness, their goal is to enhance all knowledge, skills, and tools relating to it.


AGRI BENCHMARK

Agri benchmark is a global, non-profit network of agricultural economists, advisors, producers and specialists in key sectors of agricultural and horticultural value chains. They use internationally standardized methods to analyze farms, production systems and their profitability. Farm-level knowledge is combined with an analysis of international commodity markets and value chains. Scientifically consistent and soundly based answers are provided to reach strategic decisions for stakeholders in agriculture and agribusiness. 


ABU DHABI

Declaration of Abu Dhabi  is a global collaboration seeking efficient and cost-effective criteria that enlists good agricultural practices throughout the world. Mindful of the impact of our growing population, it seeks to establish a security with our natural resources to overcome hunger and malnutrition. 


FAO

Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)  is focused on three vital goals—eliminating hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition by upholding a sustainable management; and the utilization on natural resources.  


FOOD HQ

FoodHQ is a world-class food science and innovation collaboration, with Partner organisations that are New Zealand’s leaders in food-related science, education, and business. Its mission is to grow food and beverage innovation by connecting the science and business of food, bringing together the top food minds to find innovative solutions to local and global food challenges. It supports both New Zealand and international food companies to more easily access the New Zealand based science and innovation capability they need to accelerate their growth and development.


FOODLOG

Foodlog is an independent online-only news platform which operates out of the Netherlands. It was created in 2005 in order to empower readers and subscribers with the latest news and discussions about nutrition, health, agriculture, food marketing, food politics, and land-use-related energy and water issues.



GREENPORT WEST-HOLLAND

The Netherlands is the world’s most innovative region in the field of greenhouse horticulture, working with some of the world’s best growers of vegetables and flowers, suppliers, trading companies, breeders, consultancies, personnel services, etc. Greenport West-Holland works closely with local and regional authorities and top educational and international research institutions.


I4NATURE

I4nature  motivates companies to engage and stimulate youngsters to unlock their full potential for the future. They host events that educate and inspire the next generation to create sustainable food chains, healthy canteens that positively impact the environment.


NEXTGEN AG IMPACT NETWORK

NGIN is the NextGen Ag Impact Network, is a global, inclusive, and intergenerational network of networks for, with, and by young people in agriculture and related fields. NGIN creates a community, programs, and opportunities to contribute to an impactful transformation of agricultural ecosystems towards sustainability, in line with the UN SDGs. Watch the short video  to learn more from the coalition.

ROTTERDAM FOOD CLUSTER

The Netherlands is world’s second largest exporter of agricultural products and its dynamic agrifood and horticultural sector. The Rotterdam Food Cluster is an initiative of the City of Rotterdam.


SAI

SAI Platform is a global food industry initiative for sharing knowledge concerning sustainable agriculture connecting the efficient production of safe, high quality agricultural products, in a way that protects and improves the natural  environment, the social and economic conditions of farmers, their employees and local communities, and safeguards the health and welfare of all farmed species.


SYSTEM DYNAMICS AND INNOVATION IN FOOD NETWORKS

The System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks Forum is a joint initiative by agri-food groups of leading European and international universities and business schools providing a discussion platform for the European and international scientific community. 


SOCIEDAD NACIONAL DE AGRICULTURA

The National Society of Agriculture is a trade union organization that brings together producers, entrepreneurs in the forestry and agricultural sector, and agribusiness professionals, in order to promote, support or unlock initiatives that benefit of food production, to feed Chile and the world. Through close and constant work with the public sector, producers and the innovation ecosystem, the SNA represents farmers for the common good, promotes public policies that foster competitiveness and entrepreneurship in agriculture, promotes formation and training of human capital and encourages good labor relations.


TECNOSOLUCIONES

Tecnosoluciones  provides reliable laboratory analysis for products for human consumption. We integrate projects connecting its clients in Latin America and East Africa with the best laboratories in the world to provide them with the solution to their quality controls and the different analytical needs that arise from their operations. 


WORLD FOOD PRIZE

The World Food Prize recognizes all significant attributes relating to world food supply and agriculture science and technology, manufacturing, marketing, nutrition, economics, poverty alleviation, political leadership and the social sciences.

ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY

The Center for Agricultural and Rural Development  at Zhejiang University strives towards superiority of research in agricultural and is actively involved in modernizing China’s regional and rural agricultural economies.

INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERS


UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL

The Agribusiness Master Program  in the Universidad Austral’s School of Business Sciences ranks among Latin America’s best Agribusiness MBA programs.


ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

Morrison School of Management and Agribusiness and the W.P. Carey School of Business provide academic programs that combine business and technology. The programs use the latest strategies and technology in agricultural production, finance, marketing and distribution techniques in agribusiness, food industry management and pre-veterinary fields. The school fosters entrepreneurial and innovative spirit allowing students to create solutions to real-world problems.


ESAN GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

ESAN offers a highly specialized program in Business Administration including an MBA in agribusiness using a proven methodology that gives students the knowledge, experiences, tools, and practices necessary to successfully run a company.  


ISAM

The master’s in international Agribusiness Management is designed for young graduates and professionals who want to be trained by agri-leaders and active practitioners from different companies in the sector. The program offers practical education and the case method approach to solving real-life problems. The program is also available in online.

LEIDEN-DELFT CENTRE FOR SUSTAINABILITY

The Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Sustainability is an interdisciplinary research centre which has integrated the curriculum from three universities: Leiden University, Delft University of Technology, and Erasmus University Rotterdam. Working together, they are accelerating the transition towards a circular economy.


NAMIBIA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

The school of Agriculture and Natural Resources delivers high-quality agriculture and natural resources management programs supported by applied green research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.  


NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY

The Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business including Extension Economics (AEAB) has a long and proud history. Since 1925, the year when the Agricultural Economics Department was formed, faculty members have conducted various Research and Extension activities to address the different economic, environmental, social and technological issues in the agricultural sector and rural communities that enable or inhibit agricultural and agribusiness development. Many of the faculty members have international expertise and several have worked in agricultural sector development projects in the countries of South Western Asia and Middle East such as Yemen, Jordan, Iraq, Afghanistan and Egypt.



SYARIF HIDAYATULLAH STATE ISLAMIC UNIVERITY -  Jakarta

The Department of Agribusiness, Faculty of Science and Technology, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Jakarta – Indonesia offers bachelor and master programs focusing on urban farming and halal food. It produces a research publication specializing in halal food management, risk management, supply chain, value chain management, strategy management, and sustainability. They collaborate with a number of universities worldwide.


SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY

The Agricultural Business program blends general business training with specialized coursework in the agricultural industry and agricultural marketing to prepare students for careers in 21st century agribusiness.



TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

Texas A&M University (Texas A&MA&M, or TAMU) is a public, land-grant, research university in College Station, Texas. It was founded in 1876 and became the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System in 1948. As of late 2021, Texas A&M has the largest student body in the United States, and is the only university in Texas to hold simultaneous designations as a land, sea, and space grant institution.



UNIVERSITAS TERBUKA 
Indonesia Open University

The Agribusiness Program, under the Faculty of Science and Technology, has a vision “to become a high-quality agribusiness program which specializes in small and medium agricultural businesses development through community empowerment. As an Open and Distance Learning University, our program is committed to facilitate higher education open to all. Our student body is the largest among other Agribusiness Programs in Indonesia. In 2021 we have 3887 active students. Not only our students spread across Indonesia, but they also vary across ages. Our learning process is supported by collaboration of educational institutions, government, and private companies in the field of agribusiness.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

The University of Florida is a public land-grant research university in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida, traces its origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its Gainesville campus since September 1906.




UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI

The University of Missouri is a public land-grant research university in Columbia, Missouri. It is Missouri's largest university and the flagship of the four-campus University of Missouri System. MU was founded in 1839 and was the first public university west of the Mississippi River.



WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY

Wageningen University explores the potential of nature to improve the quality of life--Employees and students from more than 100 countries, work throughout the world to enhance the quality of food and living environments. The strength of WUR lies in its ability to join forces with specialized research institutes, the university, and through collaboration within the fields of natural and social sciences. This union of expertise facilitates scientific breakthroughs that can quickly implemented and incorporated into the education. Wageningen University is also home of Wageningen Academic Press that publishes IFAMA’s journal, The International Food and Agribusiness Management Review.

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