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Our People


Our People are the people behind Farmingacademy.eu - the people that want to share their fascinations and amazement over the connections in the wonderful world we live and farm in. We want to pass on all the things we know, discovered or were taught ourselves to anyone who has the interest to open their mind, eyes, ears, and hearts for knowledge and ideas. 

M.Sc. Animal Science Jeanette Johnsen


CEO, Editor in Cheif, Founder and Shareholder at Farmingacademy.eu. Born in Denmark in 1970. Master's degree in Animal Science (Candidatus Agromae) from The University of Copenhagen, Life Science in 2000. 


Email: jj@farmingacademy.eu

M.Sc. Animal Science Sylvia K. Persson


Editor, Shareholder and co-founder of Farmingacademy.eu. Born in Sweden in 1972. Master's degree in Animal Science from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences 1996.


Email: sp@farmingacademy.eu


Dr. of Animal  Science Carsten Pedersen


CO-Editor in Cheif, content provider and Shareholder at FarmingAcademy. Born in Denmark in 1968. Ph.D. in Animal Science from The University of Copenhagen, Life Science in 2001.


Email: cp@farmingacademy.eu 

M.Sc. Animal Science Anna Hedendahl


Future Content provider and Editor at Farmingacademy.eu. Born in Sweden in 1970. Master's degree in Animal Science from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences 1996.


Email: ah@farmingacademy.eu


Farm Advisor Karina E. Mikkelsen


Content provider and Shareholder at FarmingAcademy. Born in Denmark in 1977. An educated farmer from Dalum Landbrugsskole - Academy of Agricultural Business 2001.


Email: km@farmingacademy.eu

Farming teacher Pia Schmidt Knudsen


Content provider and Shareholder at Farming Academy. Born in Denmark in 1982. Educated farmer from Nordjyllands landbrugsskole Lundbæk in 2004, educated farm manager in 2007 from Nordjyllands landbrugsskole Lundbæk, Toke a AP degree in agricultural science, pig produktion from Erhvervs academi Århus.


E-mail: psk@farmingacademy.eu

M.Sc. Animal Science Sofie B. Skovsgaard

 

Content provider at FarmingAcademy. Born in Denmark in 1991. Master's degree in Animal Science from Aarhus University of Agricultural Science,2018. Educated hoof trimmer in 2019 and board member of the Danish hoof trimmer association.

 

 

Email: sbs@farmingacademy.eu

M.Sc. Animal Science Ahmed Younes Brahmi


Content provider at FarmingAcademy. Born in Algeria in 1992. Master's degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Blida 1 University, Biotechnologies branch, Algeria 2018.


Email: ayb@farmingacademy.eu

M.Sc. Forestry Festus Kiplagat


Content provider at FarmingAcademy. Born in Kenya in 1979. MSc. Forestry (Agroforestry) 2016 - University of Eldoret, BSc. Forestry – Moi University, Diploma Forest Resource Management – Kenya Forestry College


Email: fk@farmingacademy.eu 

B.Sc. Horticulture Peter Nyateng


Content provider at FarmingAcademy. Lead trainer at African association for Vertical farming
Bsc. Horticulture from the University Nairobi. AAVF Youth chama forum chair. Born in KENYA 1994.


Email: pn@farmingacademy.eu

Dr. Med. Vet. Aleksandar Andonov


Content provider and Shareholder at FarmingAcademy. Macedonian national, born in 1969 is a doctor of veterinary medicine who graduated from the University of Zagreb, with 20+ years of experience in food animal production and health. He specializes in the field of animal nutrition at the Faculty of Veterinary medicine in Belgrade, with 15+ years of experience as an animal nutritionist and in-depth expertise in Poultry nutrition/production/health management.


Email: aa@farmingacademy.eu 

Professor of Animal Science Paul Iji

 

Editor, content provider and Shareholder at FarmingAcademy. Born in Nigeria in 1962. PhD in Animal Science from The University of Adelaide, Australia in 1999.

 

Email: pl@farmingacademy.eu 

M.Sc. Agricultural Science Matiwos Bekele


Content provider at Farmingacademy.eu. Born in Ethiopia in 1978. Master's degree in Agricultural Sciences and Resources Management in Tropics and Subtropics (ARTS) from the University of Bonn 2021.


Email: mb@farmingacademy.eu

M.Sc. Agricultural Science Dorthe Kappel


Content provider at Farmingacademy.eu. Born in Denmark in 1973. Master's degree in Agricultural Science from The University of Copenhagen, Life Science in 2000.


Email: dk@farmingacademy.eu


M.Sc. Agricultural Science Roy Peleg 


Editor and Content provider at Farmingacademy.eu. Born in Israel in 1968. Master's degree in Agricultural Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2004.


Email: rp@farmingacademy.eu

M.Sc. Plant Pathology Myron Sofer 


Editor and Content provider at Farmingacademy.eu. Born in Israel. Master of Science in Plant Pathology from the University of California, Davis, California in 1969.


Email: ms@farmingacademy.eu

B.Sc. Agricultural Science Ervin Lendler


Content provider at Farmingacademy.eu. Born in Hungary 1969, B.Sc. in Agriculture. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1999.


Email: el@farmingacademy.eu

M.Sc. Agricultural Economics Richard Rozwadowski


Key Expert in EU project ‘Improved Promotion and Marketing of Traditional Food Products in Azerbaijan.  Born in the UK in 1954 and has a Masters in Agricultural Economics from Wye College, University of London.  He has 20 years of farming experience in UK, Poland and Ukraine, which includes CEO or COO of large corporate agribusiness (over 18,000 Ha). Has worked as a consultant  in 13 countries for many donors including World Bank, EU, EBRD and many bi-lateral donors. 

 

Expertise:  Development economics, livestock, value chains, turnaround management and land policy.


Email: rr@farmingacademy.eu

M.Sc. Agribusiness Henry Matthews


Expert in EU project ‘Improved Promotion and Marketing of Traditional Food Products in Azerbaijan.  Masters in Agribusiness for Development. Imperial College, University of London. Senior lecturer, trainer and consultant Writtle University College UK. Practical farming experience in UK and Ukraine. Consultancy and training in Europe, Central Asia, Africa and South America.

 

Expertise:  Agricultural and Horticultural Value Chains, Farm Management, Rural Business Development and Sustainability.


Dr. of Economics Dariusz Goszczyński


Content provider at the “Improved Promotion and Marketing of Traditional Food Products”. For over 13 years was responsible in the Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for the approximation and development of the EU Food Quality Policy (organic farming, geographical indications), Common Organization of Agricultural Markets and selected measures of the Rural Development Programs 2007-2014 and 2014-2020. Education gained at the Warsaw Agricultural University and doctoral studies at the Warsaw School of Economics.




M.Sc. Victor Job


Victor Job (M.Sc.) is a content provider at FarmingAcademy. Nigerian national, born in 1992, is a crop scientist and researcher, who graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria with a cumulative 3+ years experience in Agronomy and Maize Breeding. His interest is in the optimum production of staple crops, especially maize, cassava and yam through a combination of the knowledge of Agronomy, Plant Breeding and Statistics.


Email: vj@farmingacademy.eu

M.Sc. Susanne Pejstrup


As the founder and owner of the consultancy company, Lean Farming® I have broad and practical experience in optimizing farm operations in more countries. I have been an agricultural consultant for more than 25 years and is graduated with a Master of Agricultural Science from The University of Copenhagen and a Master of Lean Production from Lean Academy, Denmark.


Email: sup@farmingacademy.eu


Farmadvisor Lizette Pilegaard



Email: lp@farmingacademy.eu

M.Sc. Animal Science Maja-Lena Främling


Maja-Lena, nicknamed Malla, is a content provider at FarmingAcademy. She is born in Sweden in 1975 and has a Master's degree in Animal Science from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Malla has a great interest in agriculture, cows and cattle and runs her own consulting company. She has many years of experience as an advisor to farms with cows, beef cattle and cow-calf operations.


Email: mlf@farmingacademy.eu 

M.Sc. Economics and Management Kassoum Coulibaly


Mr. Kassoum Coulibaly is a content provider at Farmingacademy. Heis an economist, a strategist, an intellectual and social entrepreneur motivated and committed to global economic progress, global sustainable development and universal peace promotion with more than 15 years of working experience with Youth and Women across Africa and the World. He is now dedicating all his life to the promotion of and protection of Human Rights, Women’s Rights, Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Worldwide. And engaging men and boys.


Email: kc@farmingacademy.eu 

Dr in Environmental Health Carol Munini


Born in Kenya in 1982 and holds a PhD in Environmental Health from the University of Eldoret and an M.Sc in Wood Science and Technology (Bioenergy) from the University of Eldoret and a B.Sc in wood Science and Technology from Moi University.


Email: cm@farmingacademy.eu


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