Ruben G. Echeverria

Ruben G. Echeverria is Director General Emeritus of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT-CGIAR).

Ruben G. Echeverria has worked in agricultural, environmental and rural development issues at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, Washington DC), at the Science Council of the CGIAR (FAO, Rome) and at the Latin-American Center for Rural Development (RIMISP, Chile). He chairs the Scientific Advisory Board of the Catalan Institute of Food and Agricultural Research and Technology (IRTA, Spain) and the global Commission on Sustainable Agriculture Intensification (CoSAI). He studied agronomy in Uruguay and agricultural economics in the US and has professional experience in agricultural innovation, sustainable food systems, capacity building of national agricultural and extension systems, monitoring and evaluation and management of agricultural research for development.

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