MARIE-ÈVE LEVERT

National Program Manager and Eastern Ontario Coordinator
mlevert@usc-canada.org

Fascinated by agriculture policies and their impact on food sovereignty, Marie-Eve studied Canadian seed governance as part as her Master in Public Administration at the University of Ottawa. She joined USC Canada in 2017, and has been involved in the early stage of The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security as the author of their report on The Market for Organic and Ecological Seed in Canada. Marie-Eve is active in the organic community. She currently serves as a member of the Organic Value Chain Roundtable (OVCRT). The OVCRT is a forum that brings together the Organic industry and the federal government to discuss sectoral issues. She also co-authored the 2014, 2015, and 2016 chapter on Canada in IFOAM’s annual publication The World of Organic Agriculture. Before joining USC Canada, Marie-Eve worked as the Director of International and Regulatory Affairs at the Canada Organic Trade Association where she oversaw trade missions in the U.S., Europe and Asia, and worked on the development of policy strategies in the interest of the organic sector. Marie-Ève is based at USC Canada. Read more about the Ontario Program.