Ruben G. Echeverría

Dr. Ruben Echeverría is a Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in Washington, DC and Director General Emeritus at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT).

Dr. Echeverría was Executive Director of the Science Council of the CGIAR during the mid-2000s. He worked in agricultural, environmental, and rural development issues for more than a decade at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington, DC. Dr. Echeverría studied Agronomy in Uruguay and Agriculture and Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota.