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Dr. David Bergvinson

Director General of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

Dr. David Bergvinson is the Director-General of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). ICRISAT is an organizing partner of the ICT4D Conference to be held in Hyderabad 15-18 May 2017. He has over 25 years of experience working in the field of international agriculture research, including with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – helping build partnerships with the aim to bring prosperity to smallholder farmers in the dryland tropics.