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Ms. E'licia L. Chaverest

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Program Manager & Marketing Specialist,
Small Farms Research Center

 
 
 

Professional Profile 

  • She works closely with small and limited resource producers, landowners, agribusinesses, entrepreneurs and extension agents.

  • Focuses on biotechnology (consumers, producers, and students' perceptions'), agricultural risk management, rural entrepreneurship, cooperative development, rural development and entrepreneurship, women in agriculture, business development, marketing strategies, and youth leadership development.


Education

  • M.S. 2003 - Agribusiness Management, Alabama A & M University

  • B.S. 2001 - Agribusiness Management, Alabama A & M University


Publication and Presentations

  • Chembezi, Duncan M. and E’licia L. Chaverest, ‘Preference for Mandatory Labeling of GM Products by Agricultural Producers in the Southeast United States.’  Journal of Finance and Accountancy,  2012 (forthcoming).

  • Chaverest, Elicia L. Duncan M. Chembezi, Gerald Wheelock. “Consumer Perceptions and Willingnessto Pay for GM-Free Food Products in Southern Underserved Communities,” Mobile, Alabama, February 3-6, 2007. Selected paper presented at the  Southern Rural Sociological Association  Annual Meeting, Mobile, Alabama, February 6, 2007.

  • Warriors and Winners: Risk Management Catalysts Panel Discussion: Elicia L. Chaverest,  Alabama A&M University, Mary Mafuyai-Ekanem, North Carolina A&T University, and Charlotte Ham, Tuskegee University at the Southern Rural Sociological Association (SRSA) Meeting,  Orlando, Florida,
    February 5, 2006.

  • , Duncan M. Chembezi, Gerald Wheelock, Govind Sharma, Alabama A&M University, Ellene Kebede, Tuskegee University, and Fisseha Tegegne, Tennessee State University. “Perception of  Agricultural Biotechnology among Science Students in Historically Black Land-Grant
    Universities. Poster presented at the Southern Rural Sociological Association (SRSA) Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, February 6, 2006.

  • Chaverest, E’licia L., Duncan M. Chembezi, Gerald Wheelock, Govind Sharma, Ellene Kebede, and Fisseha Tegegne. “Awareness and Perception of Biotechnology among Science Students in Predominantly Black Land-Grant  Universities. Poster presented at the Rural Southern Sociological
    Society (RSS) Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida, August 9-12, 2005.

  • Chaverest, E’licia L., Duncan M. Chembezi, Gerald Wheelock, Govind Sharma, Ellene Kebede. “Producers’ Opinions and Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Modified Food Products.”  Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Business in Honolulu, Hawaii, May 21, 2005.


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Contact Information

Ms. E'licia L. Chaverest,

Room 219
James I. Dawson Extn Bldg


Phone:

1.256.372.4970

1.256.372.4958

1.866.858.4970


Fax:

1.256.372.5517​

1.866.401.4306


Email: 

 elicia.chaverest@aamu.edu

 


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