Kerri Wright


Program Head for Scientific and Technical Partnerships in Africa


Kerri brings to IFPRI more than 25 years of professional experience in international development and policy related work, including: management and oversight of various policy dialogues and program management involving agricultural development and the interface of science, technology and policy. Responsible for the development, design and execution of international partnerships and agricultural training programs; providing communication tools, media outreach; fund raising, business development and strategic planning for international programs and endowments.

Her substantive expertise includes agriculture, food security and biotechnology; climate change, biodiversity; technology transfer; and international training. Clients and partners include work with the World Bank, USAID, various leadership groups within CGIAR, the Global Crop Diversity Trust, and the Aspen and Meridian Institutes.

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