Shamika Mone is a researcher turned organic farmer and entrepreneur originally from Maharashtra. She does organic farming on 4 Acres leased farm land where she grows traditional rice varieties and vegetables. She is now the elected Treasurer and the Managing Committee member of the Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI). Her documented book, “ A Source Book on India’s Organic Seeds'' was officially released in February 2015. This book serves to increase the accessibility and availability of these indigenous organic seeds for the organic farmers in villages as well as cities. In 2021, Shamika was elected for a second term as the President of INOFO – Inter-continental Network of Organic Farmers Organisations – a self-organised structure for Organic Farmers within IFOAM Organics International. And since the General Assembly of IFOAM Organics International she serves as the farmer representative on the IFOAM World Board.