Chido Govera

Chido Govera

Food Activist, Zimbabwe


Chido Govera at MAD Sydney: Tomorrow’s Meal

Chido Govera is a farmer, campaigner, and educator. Born in poverty, she became an activist who has been able to transform the lives of orphans and women through sustainable mushroom farming.

In sharing her story at Sydney MAD Monday: Tomorrow’s Meal, Govera describes her experience with food as a gateway to opportunity, and her vision of tomorrow’s meal as a driver of socioeconomic development and peace.

Learn more about Chido Govera’s foundation The Future of Hope here, and follow MAD’s work with the organization here.

 

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