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Regenerative Agriculture: the New Frontier in Sustainable Farming

A Young Board hosted event with the North American Chapter |  April 2022

Learn more about regenerative agriculture and how these practices can benefit the soil, crops, and environment with long-term economic benefits.

Listen as the panel discusses the following topics:

  • Regenerative agriculture practices and projects in the U.S., Brazil, and Argentina
  • Measurement and quantification of soil carbon sequestration
  • Measurement-based solutions
  • Carbon market— key players, trading examples and projects
  • Adoption of regenerative agriculture practices by farmers: Incentive mechanisms and returns

Creating a Personal Brand Identity

A Young Board hosted event with the Africa Chapter |  September 2021


Chiko Chiobvu, Master's student University of Pretoria, South Africa

Valiant Odhiambo, Post Graduate Researcher, Univeristy of Pretoria, South Africa


Oluwaseun Oginni, Data Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, WACOT, Nigeria

Wandile Sihlobo, Chcief Economist, Agricultural Business Chamber, South Africa

Mkong Cynthis Jeh, Graduate Teaching Assistant and PhD Fellow, University of Buea, Cameroon

IFAMA Young Board Discussion Series: Preparing for the Job Market

Thursday, 25 March 2021

Early Career Professionals from North America identifiy some of the key challenges influencing the job market, and the resources needed to succeed. Panelists comment on the latest industry and marketing trends and what employers looking for in prospective candidates. Learn how IFAMA can help facilitate your professional development.


Tatevik Avetisyan, IYP North America Chapter President and Associate Professor at California State, Chico
Edeoba Edobar, IFAMA Young Board Chair
Justin McNally, IFAMA Young Board Member, Lallemand


Kendra Levine, Director of Supply Chain and Sustainability Field Services for Latin America

Tom Heeman, President Berry Growers Ontario, Vice President of Middlesex ALUS Public Advisory Council

Brian Bourquard, Sr Director, Ernst Young-Parthenon, Food & Agriculture Strategy. USA

Eamonn McGuinty, Senior Consultant, Deloitte, Canada

Agri-food chains in the face of COVID-19

ARTICLE: IFAMA Young Board provides their worldwide views

COVID-19 has spread around the world at an incredible pace and is leaving a plethora of disruptions in its wake. The global economy has forever been altered as the pandemic fundamentally affected both the supply and demand side. The global food and agricultural industry have not been spared, and governments across the globe have responded to ensure the food security of its citizens are upheld.

Written by: Richard C. Agetu (Master’s Candidate, University of Adelaide, Australia), Edeoba William Edobor (PhD Student, Purdue University, United States of America), Juan José Bolaños Herrera (CEO Piñalbo, Costa Rica), Anathi Makamane (Lecturer, University of the Free State, South Africa), Justin McNally (Agronomist, Lallemand, Canada) and Melissa van der Merwe (Lecturer, University of Stellenboch, South Africa).

Click here to read the full article.

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