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Eduardo J. Trigo

Eduardo J. Trigo, holds a Ph.D. in Ag. Economics from the University of Wisconsin and serves as Scientific Adviser to the International Relations Directorate of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Argentina and as member of the Academic Council of the Graduate School of the Faculty of Agronomy of the University of Buenos Aires. He also is Director of Grupo CEO, a consulting firm specializing in the agricultural economics and policy fields. In the past has served at the Board of Directors of the National Agency for the Promotion of Science and Technology and in the Biotechnology Policy Advisory Committee at the Secretariat for Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food. Before that he was Executive Director of the FundaciĆ³n AgenINTA in Argentina, Director of the Technology Generation and Transfer Program of the Interamerican Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, IICA, in San Jose Costa Rica, and Director of Research at the International Service for National Agricultural Research, ISNAR, in The Hague, Holland. His professional experience includes work as a consultant to several Latin-American and The Caribbean national governments and to international organizations, including, among others, the OECD, IDB, EU, FAO the Stockholm Environmental Institute and FAO. His main area of work is science and technology policy and organization, with emphasis in the agricultural, food and biotechnology sector, where he has published extensively.

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