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Juan Lucas Restrepo, Director General

Juan Lucas Restrepo is the Director General of the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT.

As Director General, Juan Lucas Restrepo forges effective research partnerships and oversees the organization’s strategic priorities. He has more than 25 years of experience in agricultural policy, value chains, markets and in leading agricultural research.

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Stephan Weise, Deputy Director General, Research

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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Our actions are our future

In his World Food Day blog, Juan Lucas Restrepo, Director General of Bioversity International and CEO-Designate of the Alliance of Bioversity...

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Going against nature

In his latest blog, Juan Lucas Restrepo talks about the importance of identifying collective solutions to diversify our agriculture and thus fight...

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Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, Juan Lucas Restrepo, Director General of Bioversity International, reflects on the importance of...

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