National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

Fun, Learning, and Achievement

06 October 2021

Join NFYFC during Countryside COP for an international young farmer roundtable to discuss the challenges of climate change and how young farmers are part of the solution to deliver climate-friendly food. 

Jointly arranged by the NFU and the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC), the event will bring together young farmers and people from across the globe to discuss the challenges of climate change to farming businesses, but also how they are implementing solutions to deliver sustainable, climate-friendly farming systems. 

You will also have the opportunity to ask your questions directly to the panel during the discussion.

Event information 

When? 10:00 – 11:15 (BST) on Friday 15 October

Where? Virtual event on Zoom

How do I attend? Register here

Who can attend? Anyone! 

We have a great line up of panellists from across the globe:

Chrispen Mununga 

Chrispen Mununga is an agricultural economist with the Commercial Farmers’ Union (CFU) in Zimbabwe. He has 4 years’ experience in agri business and agriculture economics and is currently the project coordinator for a poultry rapid assessment programme. He has been actively involved with the Women @ Work campaign and is the Secretary General of the Agricultural Youth Apex Council. 

 

 

 

Ruramiso Mashumba

Ruramiso Mashumba is a commercial farmer based in Marondera, Zimbabwe. She is winner of the 40 under 40 award in Zimbabwe for influence as well as the 2020 Kleckner Global Farmer award.

 

 

 

 

Llyr Jones

Llyr Jones farms in North Wales with his family, where they have dairy heifers, sheep and free-range chickens. Llyr has implemented several environmental measures on his farm, including producing all the energy required for running the farm, using ammonia scrubbers to reduce ammonia emissions and protecting 30 acres of peatland. 

 

 

 

 

Mateusz Ciasnocha

Mateusz Ciasnocha is a third-generation farmer in northern Poland involved in a 700ha regenerative family farm business. Mateusz is committed to helping sustainable business models scale rapidly and thrive, and is involved in a wide range of projects, including working with 130,000 small-holder Indian farmers as a consultant with Vrutti.

 

 

 

Jessica Langton

Jessica Langton sits on the NFU Dairy Board and is fourth generation on a Derbyshire dairy farm. She is interested in helping shape the Dairy Roadmap to promote a sustainable future, put plans in place to mitigate diseases, and support dairy farmers in the transition from BPS to Environment Land Management schemes.

 

 

 

Tommy Duffy

Tommy is the vice-president of the European Council of Young Farmers (CEJA). Elected in 2021, Tommy represents around 2 million young farmers across Europe and Ireland and is from a family farm in Edenburt.

 

 

 

 

Peter Moss

Peter is Next Generation Chairman for NFU Scotland, where he brings together a diverse range of young farmers to discuss challenges and opportunities. Peter runs a diversified Angus and Shorthorn beef farm in Orkney with an interest in renewables. 

 

 

 

 

Oluwatosin Ogunsola

Oluwatosin is a member of the YOUNGO Agriculture working group and Food@COP campaign manager. Originally from Nigeria, Oluwatosin has a keen interest in farming, being an agronomist, entrepreneur and soil scientist. 


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