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M. Ann Tutwiler, Director General

M. Ann Tutwiler meeting a banana farmer in Uganda. Credit: Bioversity International
M. Ann Tutwiler meeting a banana farmer in Uganda. Credit: Bioversity International

M. Ann Tutwiler is the Director General of Bioversity International, an international research for development organization that is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. As the Director General, Tutwiler is responsible for leading Bioversity International, forging effective research partnerships and overseeing the organization’s strategic priorities and research agenda.

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Stephan Weise, Deputy Director General, Research

Stephan Weise meets farmers at the Begnas Diversity Fair, Nepal. Credit: Bioversity International/B.Saugat
Stephan Weise meets farmers at the Begnas Diversity Fair, Nepal. Credit: Bioversity International/B.Saugat

Dr. Stephen Weise joined Bioversity International in 2008 as the Director of the Commodities for Livelihoods Programme, based in our Montpellier Office in France. He was appointed Deputy Director General Research in 2011. Before joining Bioversity International, Stephan worked for 16 years with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on a variety of programmes related to tree crops, the environment, and farm diversification in the forest margins of West and Central Africa. 

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