Sue Price has a background in TV and videomaking, which includes over 15 years in producing videos about international development. She has a BA in languages and an MA in visual journalism.
Sue has worked across many international development sectors, including food and nutrition security, gender, natural resource management and agricultural production. She has particularly embraced agro-ecological methodologies as tools to address some of these issues and works closely with colleagues across the world particularly to promote the benefits of SRI to women under the SRI4Women project. Sue oversees the day-to-day running of INSPIRE and the SRI4Women project.
Declan McCormack is a filmmaker with 30 years of film, TV and video-making experience. For the last 15 years, he has made films about international development for international organisations, NGOs, social enterprises and national governments. Declan has a BA in filmmaking, an MA in history and is finalising a doctoral thesis at the history department at York University, UK.
Declan's work has covered subjects as diverse as ICT, gender, poverty alleviation, rural poverty, food security, food safety, nutrition, AMR, environment, micro-credit, human rights, alternative energy, market chain development, climate change and climate smart agriculture and his output includes productions for broadcast, social media, high level conferences, workshops, e-learning and training. He has worked for the UN's FAO, WHO, IFAD, WFP, UNDP and UNWomen, multi-lateral organisations such as the EU and Global Environment Facility and NGOs such as Oxfam among others.
Professor Amir Kassam OBE, FRSB is a proponent of Conservation Agriculture and an agricultural development practitioner who has worked for many years with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and a number of international research and development organizations. He is currently a visiting professor at the University of Reading, Moderator of the Conservation Agriculture Community-of-Practice (CA-CoP), Chairman of the International Conservation Agriculture Advisory Panel for Africa (ICAAP-Africa) of the African Conservation Tillage Network, and Honorary Member of the European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF).
Watch Professor Kassam's presentation on the state of Conservation Agriculture globally on the right hand side of this page!