Founding Farmer/President & CEO
AGREA Agricultural Systems International, Inc. · The Philippines
Ms. Cherrie Atilano, a Filipino social entrepreneur, CEO & President of Agrea Agricultural Systems International. It is an innovative, inclusive, for purpose, agri-business that is founded on sustainable agriculture, fair-trade, and a replicable model of an agri-based economy. She has initiated several programs in the Philippines to provide women with the tools and the knowledge to grow their own food in a sustainable way and thus securing food safety for their families and communities. Ms. Atilano is a high profile advocate and influencer for the Filipino farmers and is being recognized by the UN and the World Economic Forum for her views and her work towards achieving the SDG’s. As a multi-awarded entrepreneur Ms. Atilano has her boots on the ground while being tuned to global issues such as climate, environment, poverty eradication and gender.