Bureau and Advisory Group

The Bureau is elected on a two year basis.  

Bureau 2017-2019

Chair: H.E. Mario Arvelo, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Dominican Republic to FAO


    • Brazil
    • China
    • Costa Rica
    • Egypt
    • Ethiopia
    • Indonesia
    • Italy
    • New Zealand
    • South Africa
    • Sudan
    • Switzerland
    • United States

Advisory Group


UN Bodies:


CFS Civil Society Mechanism (CSM)  represented by:

  • Réseau des Organisations Paysannes et de Producteurs de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (ROPPA)
  • International Indian Treaty Council (IITC)
  • World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP)
  • Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance
  • International Union of Food Workers (IUF)
  • La Via Campesina International
  • Coordinadora Latinoamericana de Organizaciones Campesinas (CLOC)
  • ActionAid International

International Agricultural Research Bodies:

International Financial and Trade Institutions:


Private Sector/Philanthropic Foundations: