International Advisory Board

International Advisory Board Member

B. Jan Middendorf

  • Associate Director for Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification (SIIL) at Kansas State University (KSU)
  • Kansas State University

Dr. B. Jan Middendorf serves as the Associate Director for Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification (SIIL) at Kansas State University (KSU).

Hazel Malapit

  • Senior Research Coordinator
Hazel Malapit is a senior research coordinator at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Kushal Naharki

  • Youth Leader, Changemaker, Environment Activist, Agriculturist

Kushal Naharki is a passionate young changemaker and environment activist from Nepal. He has worked in the field of agriculture, environment and youth empowerment for more than 5 years.

Maria Ester Bucaro

Currently serves as Counterpart’s Chief of Party for the $ 19.3 million USDA Food for Progress Project in Guatemala (2016-2023) covering Guatemala’s Dry Corridor and Western Highlands region.

Rafael Flor

Rafael Flor has 20 years of progressive work experience in international development. He has worked with development institutions, in academia, the private sector, and philanthropy.

Vincent Roger

Vincent Roger is a senior agriculture and agribusiness specialist with fifteen years of experience in leadership positions in the for-profit and the not-for-profit sectors.