Milo Bekins Faries
Naturalized Costa Rican citizen, Milo has been a forest farmer for many years in Costa Rica working his Analog Forestry (AF) family farm.
The farm, Finca Fila Marucha, has, as its principle objective the production of Carbon biomass, but it still produces spices, medicinal plants, fruits, and food stuffs.
The farm also serves as an AF demonstration and training site.
Apart from being the Chairperson of the IAFN for the last few years, Milo has worked as a community organizer, leading organizations such as the Development Council of Londres, ASADA Water Aqueduct Association, Union of Development Councils in the County of Aguirre, AF Commission for CATIE, and the Regional Council on the Environment.