Director, Advocacy and Country Alignment Function
Tel: +234 0700800IITA, +1 201 6336094 , Ext. 4900
Station: Nigeria (Ibadan)
Dr. Kwesi Atta Krah, a Ghana national, is currently Director, Advocacy and Country Alignment, in the Office of the Director General. He assumed this position in January 2017.
- Prior to this, from 2013 to December 2016, he was Executive Director of Humidtropics – the CGIAR research program on Integrated Systems for the Humid Tropics, that was led by IITA.
- Between June 2005 and January 2013, Dr. Atta-Krah was Deputy Director General of Bioversity International, based in Rome Italy.
- Earlier, he had worked with International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI); International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA) – now ILRI: and with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA.