Gordon R. Conway

The Rockefeller Foundation

Dr. Conway directed the sustainable agriculture program of the International Institute for Environment and Development in London before becoming Representative of the Ford Foundation in New Delhi from 1988 to 1992. Prior to joining The Rockefeller Foundation, he was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex and Chair of the Institute for Development Studies. He has authored Unwelcome Harvest: agriculture and pollution (Earthscan, Island Press), recently The Doubly Green Revolution: Food for all in the 21st century (Penguin and University Press, Cornell); Islamophobia: a challenge for us all (The Runnymede Trust). Mr. Conway holds degrees from the Universities of Wales (Bangor), Cambridge, Trinidad and California (Davis) in agricultural ecology.