Global Farmer Roundtable Seat

Jane Smith of Newhaven was recently asked to attend the ‘Global Farmer Roundtable’ in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. This is only the second time that a New Zealand farmer has been selected, and Jane was honoured to attend, along with 12 other farmers from around the globe – including Nepal, Zimbabwe, Mexico, India, Canada, NZ, Rwanda, USA, United Kingdom, Indonesia, and Argentina.

Jane Smith represents Newhaven and New Zealand at the Global Farmer Roundtable

Jane Smith represents Newhaven and New Zealand at the Global Farmer Roundtable

“An uplifting and highly informative experience” was how she described the week – which involved intense yet open discussions on a wide range of global farmer related topics – from farmer advocacy to genetic technology.

Jane Smith discusses New Zealand initiatives at the Global Farmer Roundtable

Jane Smith discusses New Zealand initiatives at the Global Farmer Roundtable