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Ranthi Whesi Umbarani
Project Associate, THRIVE
Grow Asia

Ranthi is Project Associate for a joint initiative between Grow Asia and Corteva Agriscience called THRIVE (Train Her to Promote Resilient, Inclusive Value Chains and Economic Empowerment) in Indonesia. This is a multi-faceted program developed in close consultation with Grow Asia and Corteva Agriscience’s community partners and tailored to the specific challenge’s women farmers face.

THRIVE has two goals: (1) to increase women farmers’ farm management, digital and business skills; and (2) directly support women farmers, farm-level influencers and agripreneurs through networking events and mentorship opportunities.

Ranthi has a Master's degree from Wageningen University and Research (Plant Sciences), where she received a full scholarship from StuNed (a fully-funded scholarship program from the Netherlands government). Ranthi received her Bachelor's degree from Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia, where she joined various activities locally and internationally, including the women farmers empowerment at Genteng village, West Java.

You can reach Ranthi at ranthi@growasia.org.