The Leading African Women in Food Fellowship is an ambitious program aimed at supporting changemakers who are making outstanding contributions/impact in the African food ecosystem. This initiative amplifies, celebrates, champions, and advances the work of these female food changemakers.
Dorothée Nganti is an expert in Plant Biotechnology and Plant Pathology, and her contributions to the agricultural sector are evident through her role as Co-founder and COO of Agrix Tech, a Cameroonian company focused on assisting small-scale farmers in adapting to climate change, increasing production, and improving their income.
With a deep passion for environmental preservation, Dorothée actively advocates for an integrated approach to combat plant diseases and promote the sustainable use of chemical pesticides. She has shared her expertise through scientific publications on alternative methods of fighting plant diseases, utilizing pesticidal plants as a viable solution. In addition to her scientific pursuits, Dorothée is actively involved in various informal associations that aim to promote the financial inclusion of women.
Dorothée's commitment to education is evident in her background as a trained teacher. She serves as a Professor at Secondary Education Colleges and a temporary teaching position at the Catholic University of Central Africa, precisely at the Higher Institute of Agronomy of Central Africa in Bangui, Central African Republic.
Recognized for her outstanding achievements, Dorothée has been honored with multiple accolades. In 2019, she was awarded the digital innovation prize in Cameroon and the Best E-Commerce Application in Africa in Tunisia. Dorothée holds a Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology and a Diploma of Professor of General Education Colleges from the University of Yaoundé I in Cameroon.