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Dr Hans Herren

Dr Hans R Herren is President of the Millennium Institute which assists development partners in the design, implementation and reporting on the SDGs. An agricultural scientist, he was awarded the World Food Prize in 1995 for his work on biological pest control at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (1979-1994). In Nairobi he ran the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (1994-2005).

He is a passionate believer in sustainable, ecological agriculture and co-chaired the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology, (IAASTD), and is founder of the Biovision Foundation based in Zürich.