–Edgar Osvaldo Monte Borges,
An indigenous fellow from the Mayan community in Mexico
Edgar Osvaldo Monte Borges
Edgar Osvaldo Monte Borges is a former fellow of TIP’s Indigenous Youth Fellowship Programme from Quantana Roo, Mayan community, Mexico. He is one of the four Fellows of the 2019 batch representing his indigenous community in working towards defending the indigenous food systems and uplifting well-being. The fellows were initially hosted by NESFAS (a local organisation in Meghalaya, India) and then proceeded to Rome, Italy for the 2nd half of the programme where they were hosted by Bioversity International.