We are thrilled to extend our warmest congratulations to Sherina Natalia Supersad for her outstanding achievement – an invitation to The World Food Forum (WFF) Global Youth Forum. This remarkable event is set to take place at the esteemed headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy, from October 16 to 20, 2023. Sherina’s participation is a testament to her dedication and passion for making a positive impact on our world.
This year’s WFF theme, “Agrifood Systems Transformation Accelerates Climate Action,” focuses on the intricate connection between our agrifood systems and the urgent climate crisis. The event will delve into innovative solutions that can drive substantial change, creating a brighter future for both our planet and the global food landscape. The Forum is poised to bring together an inspiring convergence of governments, youth champions, influential figures, and nonprofit organizations, all committed to fostering youth-led transformations within our agrifood systems.
Sherina’s journey in the field of agriculture has been truly exceptional. Her involvement over the past three years in the UWI and Purdue University Farmer 2 Farmer Training, including both online and face-to-face workshops, has undeniably contributed to her expertise. Her resilience and passion have been recognized through her nomination and successful emergence as an Awardee in the “International Every Girl Wins” initiative. This accomplishment includes a two-year Entrepreneurship Scholarship, a testament to her dedication and drive.
Sherina’s continued commitment to agriculture is evident through her involvement in the Whiteland Police Youth Club, along with 12 neighboring clubs. Together, they have launched Community Gardens that provide invaluable support to families within their community. Sherina has also embarked on a personal venture, establishing her own nursery and Plant Shop – a testament to her entrepreneurial spirit and her desire to create a positive impact.
Sherina’s exposure to Uwi and Purdue University, and her invitation to WFF were all made possible through the NRWPTT local and Canadian network of Rural Women Producers CANROP, She is one of the two candidates to represent the Caribbean.
Her, participation in the WFF Global Youth Forum serves as a platform to share the wealth of knowledge and experiences she has gained through her journey. We are confident that Sherina’s insights will not only enrich her clubs but also contribute to broader societal change.
Once again, congratulations to Sherina for this remarkable achievement. Her journey embodies the spirit of innovation, dedication, and social responsibility that the WFF Global Youth Forum aims to foster. We eagerly anticipate the positive impact she will continue to make on her community, the agricultural sector, and beyond.