Over the last 20 years, pioneering scientists in Latin American organisation MasHumus have developed a range of ‘farm-made’ BioFertilizers to replace energy-intensive and expensive artificial fertilizers. These techniques have enabled farmers across Latin America access to the tools and knowledge needed to get themselves ‘off the drip’ of increasingly unaffordable artificial fertilizers. And now we're bring this open-source knowledge to the world.
Jairo Restrepo is a qualified agronomist engineer and agro-ecologist. He has worked as a consultant to the UN and UNESCO and is credited with establishing Ecuador’s organic banana industry. Jairo has delivered over 25 International Courses, published over 40 scientific papers and 15 books on topics related to organic agriculture. He has worked as technical advisor and consultant to farmers, ministries and parliaments and has more than 25 years in organic farming and sustainable rural development experience.
Nacho Zamora is a highly qualified agronomist, engineer and agro-ecologist and Chairman of the Organic Council of Michoacán in Mexico. As Director of Gaia Environmental Advisory, Nacho commercially sells an array of microorganisms such as entomopathogenic fungi and beneficial bacteria. He is a highly sought after consultant to producers of fruit and vegetables and has taught courses in organic agriculture extensively worldwide.