Kate Curtis

Facilitator/Trainer/Coordinator of the Soil4Life Manifesto & Director of Green Hearted

Mercy Inyanya Kubasu

Programme Coordinator of ICYE Kenya

March 15

Future of Soils

Bernard Combes

Programme Specialist,
Education for Sustainable Development

Education Sector, UNESCO

Dr Saskia Vermeylen

Reader of law at the University of Strathclyde

Dr. Mwatima Abdalla Juma

Rural Development Specialist

Damiano di Simine

Scientific director of the Soil4Life project

Isabelle Verbeke

Land and water officer at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Soil activists report on the state of soil in their countries and their local actions for soil conservation

Bibek Dhital

Researcher and Trainer HASERA,
Youth Speaker from Nepal

Guillermo Sánchez

History Teacher and Youth Activist,
Youth Speaker from Argentina

Freya Rixen-Cunow

Participant in the Soil4Life training and contributor to the manifesto

Yara Dowani

Farmer, Activist and Researcher,
Youth Speaker from Palestine

Kudakwashe Mnikwa

Fambidzanai Permaculture Centre, Youth Speaker from Zimbabwe

March 16

Land Guardians

Sunisa Jamwiset Deiters

Co–founder of Gaia Ashram

Karen de Vries and Ryan Botha

Co-founders La Loma Viva

Craige Q7 Becket

Founder IYX Africa 

Christinia Eala

Founder and Co-Director of Tiyospaye
Winyan Maka (translates to Extended Family
of Women of the Earth)

Jachuka Rete

Delegate of the Continental Council of the
Guaraní Nation (CCNAGUA), representing the
Mbya Guaraní people of the
province of Misiones, Argentina

Jefferson Mwaruta

A young Land Guardian from Zimbabwe

March 17

International Voluntary Service and Soil

Gram Jackson

Founder and director of ARCOSUD,
partner of SAVWA South Africa

Jarinya Krittikan

Director of Volunteer Spirit
Association (VSA), Thailand

Partha Varanashi

Varanashi Development and Research Foundation,
partner of FSL India

Nomthi Segale

Volunteer with SAVWA, South Africa

Jean Rigaud

Agroecology Specialist CESA, partner of ICYE Ecuador

Lauren Brookstein

Volunteer at Pachamama Reforestation Project, South Africa

Pere Vidal

Social and Environmental activist

Ine De Brabandere

Volunteer coordinator of Boskanter VZW

Leyla Tarahomi

Volunteer Voice on the Manifesto

Femi Aganran

Voluntary Workcamps Association of Nigeria (VWAN)

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