Keynote Speakers

Don Pilar Emilio Ramirez 

Don PilarDon Pilar Emilio Ramirez is a Dominican agronomist with wide-ranging expertise in tropical agriculture.  For 20 years he worked in various managerial positions at Dole Fresh Fruit Company in Central America and the Dominican Republic.  For the last 10 years he has been working as a private consultant, implementing organic farming projects in the Caribbean Region and other Latin-American countries.  As a dedicated organic farmer he manages a family owned organic cacao farm.