IFDC Report, Volume 29, No. 2
Mr Peter McPherson, a distinguished figure in international agricultural development, academia, finance, and government affairs, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board for the International Food and Agricultural Development (IFDC). With an illustrious career serving three U.S. Presidents and holding prominent positions in various organizations, McPherson brings extensive expertise and a passion for uplifting agriculture in developing countries, particularly Africa. This material provides an overview of McPherson's background, career highlights, and commitment to leveraging agriculture's potential for improving human welfare. It also mentions his involvement in co-chairing the Partnership to Cut Hunger in Africa and his vision for an agricultural revolution by deploying biotechnology and improved technologies. McPherson's appointment is anticipated to provide exceptional leadership to IFDC and contribute to the organization's continued progress in enhancing global food and agricultural productivity.
Sustainable agriculture, Integrated Soil Fertility Management , Biotechnology, Soil fertility