Boddupalli Maruthi Prasanna

Director of Global Maize Program, The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center

Dr B.M. Prasanna is the Director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program and CGIAR Research Program MAIZE. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Prasanna has been leading CIMMYT-led multiinstitutional efforts in fighting the challenges of devastating transboundary diseases and insect-pests on maize, including the Fall Armyworm.