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Dr. Pedro Sanchez

Director of Agriculture and Food Security Center, Earth Institute at Columbia University
2002 World Food Prize Laureate
Prof. Pedro Sanchez is the 2002 World Food Prize winner, Director of Tropical Agriculture at the Columbia University Earth Institute, and Professor Emeritus of Soil Science and Forestry at North Carolina State University. Prof. Sanchez served as director general of the International Center for Research in Agroforestry in Kenya creating programs to utilize natural resources to return nutrients to soil. As part of an international team of scientists, Prof. Sanchez turned the soils of the Cerrado region of Brazil into 30 million hectares of arable land. He worked at the International Rice Research Institute and the University of the Philippines, The Ministry of Agriculture in Peru, and the Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical in Colombia.