Marie Haga joined the Global Crop Diversity Trust as Executive Director in March 2013. She had previously been a member and Deputy Chair of the Global Crop Diversity Trust Executive Board. Ms. Haga has a background in Foreign Service and has served as a career diplomat, politician, and representative of the private sector. This presentation highlights partnerships for biodiversity and ways forward to safeguard our most precious food crops. 

From the Celebrating Crop Diversity: Connecting Agriculture, Public Gardens, and Science Symposium that took place on April 2-4, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa.