Countries: Philippines

Raul Montemayor is the National Manager of the Federation of Free Farmers Cooperatives, Inc. (FFFCI), a nationwide federation of agricultural cooperatives in the Philippines. He is also a member of the National Policy Board of the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF), a national farmers union which is the mother organization of the FFFCI. He is a private sector adviser to the Department on Agriculture on issues such as international trade, agricultural research, development and extension, rural development, agricultural cooperatives, food security and climate change. He is currently a member of the board of the International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy Council (IPC) and the Treasurer of the Global Horticulture Initiative (GlobalHort). He was formerly a Vice-President of the (defunct) International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP), a global network of national farmer organizations.