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Cherrie Atilano: Building a gender-inclusive food system

by Credit Suisse game changer's

Hear from Cherrie Atilano the purpose and social programs of AGREA, why it is important to empower women in the forefront of the agricultural industry, and how she helps the world reimagine the narrative of our food system.

Cherrie Atilano is the Founding Farmer, CEO, and President of AGREA — Agricultural Systems International, Inc., a social enterprise that is creating the world’s first replicable one-island economy that is zero hunger, zero waste, and zero insufficiency. Through the ‘Ecology of Dignity’ approach, AGREA aims to help eradicate poverty for farming and fishing families to alleviate the effects of climate change and establish food security in the Philippines.

Cherrie is a High-Level Ambassador of the United Nations Scaling Up Nutrition and UN Global Food Systems Champion, an Advisory Board member of the World Bank Solutions for Youth Employment, and a Young Global Leaders (YGL) recognized by the World Economic Forum as a remarkable leader under 40 years old. She has 22 years of experience in sustainable food systems and inclusive agribusiness and is a multi-awarded entrepreneur and ambassador on agricultural issues at the national and international levels.

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