Mathieu Ngouajio is a national program leader for organic agriculture programs working with organic programs in the Institute of Food Production and Sustainability's Division of Plant Production at the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. He has an agricultural engineer degree in crop protection from the University of Dschang in Cameroon, an M.S. in weed science and plant physiology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and a Ph.D. in weed science/plant biology from Laval University in Quebec, Canada.
Ngouajio worked in the Horticulture Department at Michigan State University where he was just promoted to professor. He has been at Michigan State since 2001 in a research/extension appointment. His expertise and research experience is in developing robust, resilient, and profitable agro-ecosystems.