Chicago, IL, Aug. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Global FoodBanking Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Shenggen Fan to its Board of Directors.
“We are thrilled to add Dr. Fan's perspectives and talents to the GFN Board,” said GFN Board Chair Jason Ramey. “Dr. Fan brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our Board and will be a strong ambassador for GFN as we seek to urgently scale food banking systems across the globe in our COVID-19 environment.”
Dr. Shenggen Fan is currently Chair Professor at the College of Economics and Management at China Agricultural University (CAU). He is known not only as an author of widely cited journal articles and books, but also as a global leader in agricultural economics and food policies. His research covers a wide range of issues, such as public investment, agricultural and rural development, food systems, transition economies, poverty and food security and nutrition.
Prior to joining CAU, Dr. Fan served as director general of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) from 2009 to 2019. Dr. Fan joined IFPRI in 1995 as …
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