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Prof. Marc Van Montagu appointed as UNIDO Goodwill Ambassador for Agribusiness

Marc Van Montagu

Marc Van Montagu, Founder and Chairman of IPBO, has been appointed "Goodwill Ambassador for Agribusiness" by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

"We want to recognize a remarkable carreer that has brought such dramatic improvements to the lives of the rural poor around the world. By bestowing this recognition on Professor Van Montagu, we want to highlight, from the perspective of UNIDO, the impact of biotechnology on the food and agribusiness industries of the 21th century and beyond", said LI Yong, the Director General of UNIDO.

For more information: http://www.unido.org/news/press/belgian-molecular-bi.html




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