Ruben G. Echeverría

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Ruben G. Echeverría is a Sr. Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) as of January 2020. He is Director General Emeritus (2009-2019) at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) a large global public research for development organization focusing on sustainable food systems. Previously, he was Executive Director of the Science Council of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). He further worked at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington, D.C. and at the International Service for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR-CGIAR) in The Hague. Ruben studied Agronomy at the University of Uruguay (B.Sc.) and Agriculture and Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota (M.Sc. and Ph.D.).