Girls in Rural Economies Project Advisory Group


Catherine Bertini, Executive Director, UN World Food Program (1992-2002) (chair) 

Liberato Bautista, President, Conference of Nongovernmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (2007-2010),  and Assistant General Secretary for UN and International Affairs, General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church

Carol Bellamy, Chair, Education for All – Fast Track Initiative

Ben Cousins, DST/NRF Chair in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, Institute for Poverty, Land, and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Donald T. Floyd, Jr., President and CEO, National 4-H Council, USA

Eleni Gabre-Madhin, Founder and CEO, Ethiopian Commodity Exchange

HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein, UN Messenger of Peace

Ruth Levine, Director of Global Development and Population Program, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Namanga Ngongi, President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Dr. Nafis Sadik, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General

Clare Short, Secretary of State, UK Department for International Development (1997-2003)

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