Secretary, FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Kent Nnadozie is the Secretary of the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Over the last two decades, Kent has worked on legal and policy matters and intergovernmental processes related to agriculture and the environment, including the International Plant Treaty and FAO’s Commission for Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Before joining FAO, Kent was in private legal practice and academic research. A lawyer by training, Kent holds a doctorate in law from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, focusing on international relations and legal issues related to genetic resources. Kent also has a Master of Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in law.