Meet Alberto Salas

Meet CIP agronomist, Alberto Salas. Broken bones, high altitudes, steep ravines, nothing can stop him in his unquenchable quest to unearth potato wild relatives.

For more than 50 years Alberto Salas has scoured the world in search of potato crop wild realtives. This year he was honored with a World Potato Congress 2018 Industry Award for his contributions to science.