The IFOAM Asia Board of Directors

The IFOAM Asia Board of Directors is elected at the General Assembly every two years. Board members are endorsed by the national organic organizations and IFOAM Asia members to represent the organic sector in their countries and regions.

7 Board Members were elected during the IFOAM Asia General Assembly on October 25th, 2021. They will serve the board until 2024. 

 

Mathew John (India)

Mathew John (India)

President

 

Mathew is the co-founder of the Keystone Foundation, a not-for-profit organization based in Nilgiris South India for close to 30 years.

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Edgardo S. Uychiat (Philippines)

Edgardo S. Uychiat (Philippines)

First Vice President

 

Edgardo is the President of Negros Island Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (NISARD) Foundation Inc. , a non-government organization…

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Jiyoung Moon (South Korea)

Jiyoung Moon (South Korea)

Second Vice President

 

Jiyoung Moon has been working for Hansalim, the organic food coop in South Korea since 2011. Hansalim was awarded the Gold Prize from One  

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Qiao Yuhui (China)

Qiao Yuhui (China)

Board Member

 

Qiao Yuhui, graduated from China Agricultural University with a Ph.D. degree in ecology in 2000. She has worked in China Agricultural University…

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Zhang Tingting (China)

Zhang Tingting (China)

Board Member

 

Tingting graduated from China Agricultural University in Agricultural Engineering and China Global Philanthropy Institute in Charity Management and…

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Yumiko Fukui (Japan)

Yumiko Fukui (Japan)

Board Member

 

Yumiko started the company “PLUSLIGION” in 2008, to support people with disabilities. She has assisted more than 100 farmers as an advisor appointed…

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Asan Alymkulov (Kyrgzstan)

Asan Alymkulov (Kyrgzstan)

Board Member

 

Asan has been involved in organic agriculture for more than 15 years. He started his organic journey from Public Fund Bio Service as a translator.

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