2011 Borlaug CAST Communication Award Goes to Catherine Bertini

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology recently announced Professor Catherine Bertini winner of the prestigious 2011 Borlaug CAST Communication Award. Bertini currently serves as a senior fellow in agricultural development at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, co-chair of the Global Agricultural Development Initiative, and member of the White House’s Board of International Food and Agricultural Development. She has gained global recognition for her work with the United Nations and has been active on many fronts, especially with her efforts to improve the lives of needy families. Bertini has served as a chief administrator, professor, committee chair, speechmaker, and advocate for the role women play in the world food distribution chain.

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