Senior Professional, Centre for Poverty Analysis, Sri Lanka (CEPA)
Ms. Karin Fernando is Senior Professional at the Centre for Poverty Analysis, Sri Lanka (CEPA), where she leads the thematic work on Sustainable Development. Her interests are in natural resource management, sustainable development and poverty. Her work on sustainable development focused on the links between the environment (its resources, management and use) and how it affects the lives of poor people and vice-versa.
President, World Farmers' Organisation (Farmers Major Group)
Dr. De Jager is president of the World Farmers’ Organisation and former president of the Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU, 2013-2018) and of the Pan African Farmers Union (PAFO, 2014-2017). He is also chairman of the board of Agri All Africa, a board member of FANRPAN and serves on the board of Agri Limpopo, where he is responsible for land reform, transformation, farmer development and Africa Liaison since 2004.