Month: September 2015

A Message Upon My Retirement

Today completes my tenure as president and CEO of the International Fertilizer Development Center. It has been a great privilege to lead this extraordinary team of people around the world. When I first came to IFDC as a chemical engineer in 1978, I was inspired by the institution’s ability to harness fertilizer research to make a difference in people’s lives.…

2SCALE Farmer Featured in Farming First Story Collection

Later this week, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be adopted at a special summit convened by the United Nations. On the heels of the Millennium Development Goals, the 17 SDGs will shape global development for the next 15 years. When considering policy-shaping ideas such as the SDGs, it’s always important to “listen to the farmer,” as IFDC President and…