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Dr. Ruben G. Echeverria visits Purdue University

Event Date: April 27, 2011
Dr. Ruben G. Echeverria, Director General, Colombia's International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) visits Purdue University. Dr. Echeverria was invited to visit Purdue by Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, a Purdue Distinguished Professor of Agronomy and winner of the 2010 World Food Prize. During Dr. Echeverria's visit, he led a seminar entitled, "CIAT new research challenges, an opportunity to build strategic alliance with U.S. Universities." Dr. Echeverria, who met with CPIASR team members when they visited CIAT in March, met again with members of the CPIASR during his Purdue visit with the aim of building strong research relationships between the two organizations. More info