School of International Service graduate student Ambulah Mamey was recently awarded a Kirchner Food Fellowship, a prestigious honor offered to only three students in North America. The Kirchner fellowship is a one-year program that trains millennials how to be capital allocators in the agriculture sector. It aims to assist farmers with low-cost investment for high-impact results, and it factors in social and environmental concerns.
The Kirchner Food Fellowship, a Kirchner Impact Foundation initiative, today announced a collaboration with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and North Carolina State University (NCSU) which will provide financial and technical expertise in support of the 2018-2019 Kirchner Food Fellowship program.
Three distinguished Agricultural Investment Fellows, researching and acquiring hands-on training in agricultural investment and soil fertility, said they have received funds from the Kirchner Group to find and invest in a small and medium sized agri-business that is focused on improving soil health and water for small farmers.
The Kirchner Food Fellowship is pleased to announce today that it has completed an investment in, Grupo Solena S.A.P.I. de C.V. Solena has developed a methodology that allows farmers to asses and manage their soil microbiome, which helps to increase yields, prevent disease and improve overall soil health.
Friedman Student Emery “Hattie” Brown was one of three people recently selected by the Kirchner Foundation to form an investment team that will manage a portfolio with funds to invest in companies and organizations focused on new agricultural technologies and social enterprise in the interest of global food security. As a team, the trio will develop an investment mandate which …
The 2017-2018 Kirchner Food Fellows Karla Rascon-Garcia, Alfredo Costilla-Reyes, and Adrian Garcia-Casarrubias attended the 2018 Thought for Food (TFF) Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The TFF Summit, along with a first-ever innovative immersive learning experience, branded as the TFF Academy, were held from July 23 – 27, 2018.
Ambulah Mamey, a Liberian student concentrating in Agricultural Development and Environment in the Development Management Program at American University, Washington D.C, has won the 2018/2019 Kirchner Food Fellowship; the world’s most prestigious and innovative capital investment training program in the food and agriculture sector.
Unprecedented Kirchner Food Fellowship announces fifth cohort
The Kirchner Impact Foundation is pleased to announce the Kirchner Food Fellowship is now accepting applications for their 2018-2019 program. Launched in 2014 and based on a global need and a unique learning approach the program is one of the world’s most innovative capital markets initiatives.
We are pleased to share the 2017 year in review for our Kirchner Food Fellowship program.