Edgardo Valenzuela

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Edgardo Valenzuela worked with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Bangkok and Rome for almost 25 years, where he was responsible for advocacy and awareness raising programs and retired from the FAO in 2012. He holds a BA in Philosophy as well as completed academic requirements towards a Master of Science in Social Psychology from the Ateneo de Manila University, an MBA from the European School of Economics, a certificate in development management from the Asian Institute of Management, and a certificate in Leadership and Strategic Management from the Institute of Development Research on a Ford Foundation scholarship. He was former CEO of the Asian Non-Governmental Organizations Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ANGOC) and worked as regional training officer with the Asian Cultural Forum in Development (ACFOD) in Bangkok. Edgar is a founding member of OFSPES.