People page

Project Coordination Team
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Elizabeth Vibert
Associate Professor, History, University of Victoria
Maureen Bradley
Professor, Fine Arts, University of Victoria

Matthew Murphy
Associate Professor, Business, University of Victoria

Astrid Pérez Piñán
Assistant Professor, Public Administration, University of Victoria

Claudia Puerta Silva
Associate Professor, Anthropology, Universidad de Antioquia
Robert Dover
Professor, Anthropology, Universidad de Antioquia

Bikrum Gill
Assistant Professor, Political Science, Virginia Tech

Country Teams
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Chief Gordon Planes
Elected and hereditary leader, spearhead of sustainable food strategy
Christine George
T’Sou-ke Indigenous plants specialist, traditional foods educator

Miguel Iván Ramírez
Community-based democratic food leader, member Fuerza de Mujeres Wayuu

Jakeline Romera
Community-based democratic food advocate, member Fuerza de Mujeres Wayuu

Aysha Yousif Matar Azzam
Founder, operator (30 years) of community grain mill in Baqa’a Palestinian refugee camp
Fatima Obeidat
Founder, Kananah Organization, sharing sustainable food practices with poor urban & Syrian refugee women

Josephine Mathebula
Founding and executive member and farmer, Hleketani Community Garden
Andrew Ntoampe
Managing farmer, Xitsavi Youth Food Security Project

Basani Ngobeni
Community worker, sustainable food advocate, communications student, language interpreter

Advisory Group
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Raj Patel
University of Texas at Austin
Marit Rosol
University of Calgary

Lynn Thornton
VIDEA

Nancy Turner
University of Victoria