Evans Okomeng is a young, self-motivated, optimistic and a compassionate individual with a strong passion for farming and politics. He graduated from Ghana’s University for Development Studies in 2017 with a degree in biotechnology and molecular biology. While a student, Evans was an outspoken activist for agricultural biotechnology.
He is currently a farmer and the CEO of the Millennium Farms, a startup farm established in 2017. Evans is also the founder of the Giving to Gain Organization, which is oriented towards giving back to society.
Evans was motivated to apply for the GLFP program because, as a farmer and pro-GMO activist, it will provide a platform for learning and knowledge sharing with other more experienced people. He is interested in agricultural biotechnology because it offers great potential for the solution of global food-related issues.