CIP founder Dr. Richard L. Sawyer passes away
The International Potato Center (CIP) mourns the passing of Dr. Richard L. Sawyer, founder of CIP and its first Director-General. Dr. Sawyer passed away on March 9 in Raleigh, North Carolina, in his native USA.
“Dr. Sawyer’s legacy is enormous. His project to begin a potato research for development institute in the potato’s center of diversity was visionary and this work has led to improved nutrition, health, and livelihood for millions of rural poor in Latin America, Africa, and Asia,”…