President Biden announces Indian-origin soil scientist for key appointment

Professor Rattan Lal is a pioneer in soil-centric agricultural management and has spent over five decades working to improve the food and nutritional security of over two billion people on four different continents.

President Biden announces Indian-origin soil scientist for key appointment
Dr. Rattan Lal Source: worldfoodprize.org

US President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint Indian-origin soil scientist and Padma Shri awardee Dr. Rattan Lal as a member of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD).

The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) advises the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on issues pertinent to agriculture, food security and Higher education on developing countries.