Date Mar 17, 2011
Time 4:00 pm
Location Monsanto Room of the ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center
Speaker Dr. Prabhu Pingali, Deputy Director of the Agriculture Development Program for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Contact Theresa Miller
Sponsor ACES Office of International Programs
Prabhu Pingali is the Deputy Director of the Agriculture Development Program at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He was formerly the Director of the Agricultural and Development Economics Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. Pingali was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences as a Foreign Associate in May 2007, and he was elected Fellow of the American Agricultural Economics Association in 2006. Pingali was the President of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) from 2003-06. He was named the 2010 Outstanding Alumnus of North Carolina State University.