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.
Pioneering program announces Mexico-focused 2017-2018 Kirchner Food Fellows
Former President of Mexico, CEO of largest private agricultural research institution in USA, and former Federal OMB director join Board of Advisors of Kirchner Food Fellowship program
The Kirchner Food Fellowship is pleased to announce that it has completed an investment in Tomato Jos Inc. Tomato Jos works with local farmers to grow tomatoes which are processed into paste for the Nigerian market, where tomato paste is a staple, with a $600 million market.
AMSTERDAM–Colombian team Cultivando Futuro were named the Grand Prize winners of the Thought For Food (TFF) Challenge, selected by an independent panel of judges to take home the cash prize of $10,000 USD. Co-Founders Dario Gonzalez, Carlos Castellanos, and Edisson Ballesteros created an information and agro-commerce platform that leverages open data to analyze market trends and provide key information to …