Bijumon Kurian is a green evangelist and social entrepreneur who has redefined the sustainable farming scenario in Asia. He is the President of MASS, Manarcadu Social Service Society, a first-of its-kind Fairtrade farmers’ co-operative in India. A die-hard organic farming enthusiast, he has won many international and national accolades like Biggest Fairtrade Fan (2016) and Best Entrepreneur Award (2004) from the Government of Kerala, India.
Sheena Susan Varghese who has 15 years of experience in the field of agriculture and horticulture, works specifically on women empowerment and gender equality. Her work has had a huge impact on the village Mariyapuram of Kerala, where she leads a team of 430 women farmers and 37 women labourers in the farming and production of organic spices and coffee.