2019 IGA Achievement Awards
Recognition of IGA’s Most Active CRs and RDs
Every year the International Goat Association officially recognizes the most active Regional Directors (RD) and Country Representatives (CR). RDs and CRs are an essential part of IGA, and we sincerely grateful for all that they do: promoting IGA and our International Conference on Goats, organizing in-country and regional conferences, soliciting new members, preparing country reports for IGA’s Newsletter, etc.
The Regional Director & Country Representative Committee recently selected the individuals who have done an outstanding job representing IGA in their region or country during the past year. We wish to congratulate them for their involvement and successes.
The 2019 IGA Achievement Award recipients are Hector Mario Andrade-Montemayor (RD for Mexico, Caribbean & Central America) and Farhad Mirzaei (CR for Iran).
With also wish to give an honorable mention and special thanks to:
We appreciate all our Country Representatives, Regional Directors, and you, our wonderful members. Thank you for making 2019 an excellent year for IGA.
Profile – Jonathan Chirisa
Country Representative for Zimbabwe
Jonathan (Jon) Chirisa is a passionate Savanna goat breeder in Zimbabwe. Jon is CEO of Tradegrid Systems Inc., a trade and investment consulting company, and a seasoned tradesman in three disciplines with experience in the construction of agricultural, industrial mining and manufacturing plants across the globe. This extensive experience with numerous world-class companies has given him an insight into the world of industry.
The IGA Board of Directors is pleased to announce two great new Country Representatives (CR) and a wonderful new Regional Director (RD). They have each demonstrated their commitment to IGA and knowledge of the goat sector.
These recently elected Country Representatives are María Eva Muñoz Mejías (Spain) and Jon Chirisa (Zimbabwe). The new Regional Director is Dr. Juan Boo Liang.
The International Goat Association promotes goat research and development for the benefit of humankind, to alleviate poverty, to promote prosperity and to improve the quality of life.
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