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RAFI-USA Welcomes New Executive Leadership

RAFI-USA is pleased to welcome new Executive Director, Edna Rodriguez, and new Associate Director, Sally Lee. Former Executive Director Scott Marlow will be stepping into a new role as Sr. Policy Specialist. RAFI-USA is looking forward to growing our new team, hiring two new positions, Development Director and Communications Manager in 2018.

Rev. Joyner in the Running for CNN Hero of the Year

We at RAFI are delighted, and not a bit surprised, that Reverend Richard Joyner has been named a CNN hero of the year. We became acquainted with him and his ambitious projects at the Conetoe Family Life Center about five years ago. The Conetoe Family Life Center Farm received a grant from RAFI in 2014. The grant was used to support the training of 40 youth in an agricultural entrepreneurial program. We are honored to be able to support their good work and wish Rev. Joyner all the best in the CNN contest.

You can read more on our blog and cast your VOTE on CNN’s website here for this real-life everyday hero!

A Renewed Call To Action

A new study by Kansas State University, North Dakota State University, and the USDA[1], documents major sweeping declines in US agricultural biodiversity over the last 34 years, with an overall […]