The General Meeting constitutes the higher level of management of the association AGTER.
All members as well as the members of honour are part of the AGTER’ s General Meeting.
The General Meeting is held at least once a year.
The association is managed by a Board composed of four to six members who are elected by the members of the General Meeting for a two years mandate.
The Board is the collegiate executive instrument of the association. It delegates a part of its functions to the employed Director.
Today, the Members of the Board are:
In depth experience in Central America as an international consultant.
He is now working in Tunis, with the European Union Delegation.
Sjoerd Wartena is a former farmer.
He is a founding member of the French NGO Terre de liens
Former administrative and financail Director of AVSF (Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontières)
Other Board members:
Pablo Prado is Profesor at San Carlos University, Guatemala Ciudad.
Chair of the Collectif pour la défense des terres malgaches,
Agricultural Development and land policies specialist.
She works with the Evaluation and prospective offices of the French Ministry of Agriculture [Bureau de l’évaluation et de l’analyse économique (BEAE) du Ministère de l’Agriculture, de l’Agroalimentaire et de la Forêt].
Professor of Compared Agriculture at the “Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon” (National Institute of Agronomy Paris Grignon). H. Cochet is a specialist of agrarian systems dynamics, and of the impact of development policies and projects on these dynamics.
President of AGTER from 2005 to 2011.
Vicent Garcés, Spanish. [Honorary Member of AGTER]. V. Garces is a professor at the Polytechnic University of Valencia. He worked in the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture during Salvador Allende’s government. He coordinated the International Committee of the World Forum on Food Sovereignty (Havana, Cuba, 2001). He was the main facilitator and the coordinator of the World Forum on Agrarian Reform (Valencia, December 2004), and facilitator of the World Social Forum’s workshop on food sovereignty and access to natural resources.
President of AGTER from 2011 to 2012.