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McGill conference on Global Food Crisis draws impressive list of international participants
Date:9/15/2008

al as well as Harvard and Oxford.

  • Shellemiah O. Keyha

    An advisor to the Director General of the Africa Rice Centre (WARDA), Dr. Keyha is an expert in legume and food crop production. In addition to a distinguished academic career in Kenya, he has served with the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research and has undertaken studies in soils, forestry and agriculture for the World Bank, FAO, UNEP and UNESCO.

  • Maximo Torero

    The Director of the Market, Trade and Institutions Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute, Dr. Torero is a Latin American specialist and a leader of the Global Research Program on Institutions and Infrastructure for Market Development. His expertise lies mostly in analyzing poverty and inequality.

  • Aly Shady

    Aly Shady is Senior Water Advisor at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). A graduate of Cairo University and McGill, he has been associated with international development in a number of capacities, as a consulting engineer, agricultural specialist, irrigation and drainage engineer and water policy advisor. Mr. Shady has developed and managed more than 185 major projects, in more than 40 countries in South and Central America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

  • Al Mussell

    A Senior Research Associate at the George Morris Centre in Guelph, Ont., Mr. Mussell's areas of expertise are farm management, agricultural marketing and farm income policies. Founded in 1990, the George Morris Centre is a Canada-wide, not-for-profit organization and independent think tank that provides industry with critical information and analysis on agricultural issues.

  • Er. M. Gopalakrishnan

    Mr. Gopalkrishnan has been Secretary General of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) since January 2004, having previously served in a vari
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