International Ag Development
Edward J. Silva is the Program Manager for the Sustainable AgTech Innovation Center and the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of California, Davis. A graduate of UC Davis, Edward believes in helping smallholder farmers do well. His background involves global agricultural diplomacy, bringing him to focus on supporting more sustainable technology commercialization in food and agriculture. Edward is also the Co-Founder of Henlight, an agtech start-up and winner of the 2013 International Thought for Food Challenge. Edward was also selected as a U.S. Youth Delegate for the 2014 G20 Summit and, more recently, the Global Youth Ag-Summit in Australia this August 2015.