diciembre 2022

diciembre 12, 2022

Franco Faccennini

He has a degree in philosophy from the University of the Republic (Uruguay) and is the director of Celinco S.A, a company dedicated for more than 30 years to the international trade of seed potatoes. Celinco S.A  is the official agent for Visser Produce (Canada) in Latin America, and HZPC in Uruguay. Franco has more […]

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diciembre 12, 2022

Arjan Brouwer

Since the beginning of 2019 I am an independent advisor and currently work on project basis for several international companies active in the potato processing industry. My principals include both companies that design and manufacture food processing equipment, as well as agro-food companies. I have worked with well-known engineering companies such as Kiremko (Netherlands), Tolsma-Grisnich […]

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diciembre 12, 2022

Hugo Campos

He has more than 30 years of international experience in multinational companies and CGIAR in multiple countries in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, the United States and the United Kingdom, mainly leading multidisciplinary international genetic improvement programs in various crops (sugarcane, corn, soybeans, canola, potatoes, sweet potatoes and wheat). He also has extensive private experience […]

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diciembre 12, 2022

Callum Wilson

He has over 25 years’ experience in research and teaching. He actively works with a diverse range of plant diseases including those caused by viruses, bacteria, protozoa and fungi with a focus on those that induce significant disease in potato. He has a passion for the realisation and application of quality research by industry and […]

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diciembre 12, 2022

Inga Smit

After her Diploma in horticulture she obtained her PhD on wine quality and conducted her Post-doctoral research at the University of Göttingen, Germany, were she also teached classes in the field of Quality of Plant Products. At the MRI, she is responsible for pilot plants for potato processing such as french fries and crisps, which […]

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diciembre 12, 2022

Stef de Hann

He works for the International Potato Center (CIP), coordinating the Andean Initiative (https://hdl.handle.net/10568/105862). He has published more than 70 publications between science articles and books, many related to the Andes and the conservation of genetic resources. He currently coordinates CIP’s Andean Initiative with an emphasis on agrobiodiversity, climate action, and food systems. Stef’s current research […]

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diciembre 12, 2022

Rubí Raymundo

The overarching goal of her research is to understand the dynamic of crop systems to develop technologies to address sustainable agriculture needs. Her work has practical applications in climate change adaptation, crop management, and crop breeding. Rubi gained experience in potato crops at the International Potato Center (Peru) and the University of Florida (USA). While […]

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diciembre 12, 2022

María del Pilar Márquez Cardona

Plant Biology and Production Systems Research Group Maria has developed research projects related to the incorporation of biotechnological tools in production processes with small scale farmers, in vitro propagation and genetic characterization of species of agricultural interest, such as: Development of the technological package for the molecular certification and conservation of melina clones (Gmelina arborea […]

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diciembre 12, 2022

Gabriela Burgos

Gabriela is a Senior Researcher at International Potato Center and head of the Quality and Nutrition Laboratory. Since 2004, she has participated at or led CIP’s projects focused on reduce malnutrition in Africa, Asia and Latin America through the improvement of the amount of beta-carotene, iron and zinc in potato and sweetpotato. She has significantly […]

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diciembre 12, 2022

Gary Secor

Secor is a native of Bozeman, MT and has a BS and MS degree from Montana State University, and a PhD from the University of California at Davis. He began his potato career in Montana as director of the of the first potato virus testing lab in the US, and has   worked with numerous other […]

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