Dr. Waded Cruzado, BIFAD member and President of Montana State University will be traveling from December 7-12, 2013 with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Research to Nepal to observe the Innovation Lab's field work and participate in the Sustainable Agriculture Conference.
Dr. Gebisa Ejeta was appointed by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to serve on the U.N. Scientific Advisory Board as one of its 26 members on October 14, 2013. The Board will provide advice on science, technology, and innovation for sustainable development to Dr. Ban and the executive heads of the U.N.
We would like to congratulate BIFAD Chairman Dr. Brady Deaton on his retirement as Chancellor of the University of Minnesota on November 15, 2013; celebrating 24 productive and successful years at the university, with nine as Chancellor.
The BIFAD public meeting has been rescheduled and will now be held in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington DC on January 30, 2014.