CGIAR mourns the loss of Barbara H. Wells

CGIAR mourns Barbara H. Wells, leading expert in genetic innovation, agriculture and forestry research.

Barbara H. Wells

The IWMI Board of Directors and our staff around the world mourn the loss of our colleague Dr. Barbara Wells, Global Director of Genetic Innovation at CGIAR and Director General of the International Potato Center (CIP). A leader in the fields of genetic innovation, agriculture, and forestry, Dr. Wells’ work has touched millions of lives around the world across her decades of service. We at IWMI send our heartfelt sympathy to her family, and to our colleagues at CIP. We are saddened by her passing, but grateful and inspired by the legacy she leaves us, as we continue her fight to strengthen food security and improve lives around the world.

To read more about Dr Wells’ life and work visit the CGIAR.org website.

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