Pierre Ferrari joined Heifer International in 2010 with more than 40 years of business experience. He worked for many years at Coca-Cola USA, before deciding in 1995 to focus his energy and business acumen on social issues. Ferrari is a former chair and current board member of Ben and Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream and a former board member of the Small Enterprise Assistance Fund. He received a master’s degree in economics from the University of Cambridge and a master's of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
In the face of powerful cyclones, a suspected avian influenza outbreak, and the pandemic, poultry farmers in India are improving their incomes and nutrition with easily replicable low-cost innovations.