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Rwanda | Fellow

Françoise Umarishavu

Françoise is a Sustainable Land Use Fellow and an agri-food systems activist and founder of Gold & Green Ltd. She has experience promoting sustainable agriculture, responsible food business and production, and behavioral change through education of individuals, households and communities. She also works as an independent consultant on sustainable agro-food systems with competencies in certification systems auditing, analysis and training on agricultural sustainability standards and Fairtrade. She holds an MSc. in Organic Agricultural Sciences and a BSc. in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness. Notable achievements include documenting and analysing the famous Organic Food System of Mouans-Sartoux in France, as part of the United Nations project which studies the existing sustainable food systems cases around the world.