Posts Tagged ‘tribute’

Highlights of Hugo Córdova’s work

October 27, 2006

Salvadoran national and graduate of the Universidad Autónoma Agraria “Antonio Narro” (Agronomy, 1969; Honoris Causa Doctorate, 1996) and the Colegio de Postgraduados (MSc in plant breeding, 1973), Cór …


Danish CIMMYT staff member breaks cover to break record

October 22, 2006

Jesper Nørgaard, Project Leader in the Crop Research Informatics Lab (CRIL), is sometimes to be seen playing chess in the atrium at El Batán, but did you know that he is ranked the fifth-best player i …


CIMMYT and John Dodds bid each other fond farewell

September 29, 2006

At a luncheon organized by CIMMYT in his honor in the Rincón Mexicano on 22 September 2006, out-going Deputy Director General for Research, John Dodds, thanked CIMMYT for the fond memories and excelle …


Mwangi honored

September 8, 2006

Kenya-based, CIMMYT agricultural economist Wilfred Mwangi has been named an Honorary Life Member by the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE). Mwangi was among seven Association …


John Niederhauser remembered at Toluca Station

August 11, 2006

On Saturday, July 29th the ashes of Dr. John S. Niederhauser, who died in August 2005, were laid to rest in a potato field at the Toluca station, by his son Mr. Roberto Niederhauser and his wife. Nied …


Jorge Bolaños remembered

May 5, 2006

The 52nd annual meeting of the Central American Cooperative Program for Improvement of Crops and Animals (PCCMCA), held in Nicaragua 24-28 April 2006, was dedicated in memoriam to Jorge Bolaños. Jorge …