Christopher R. Dowswell

Christopher R. Dowswell 1947-2011


It is with deepest sadness and regret that the Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) announces the untimely death of Christopher R. Dowswell, Executive Director - Programs. Chris passed away at his home in Mexico last Saturday, 19 November 2011, at the age of 64.

Chris was aid de camp to Nobel Laureate Dr Norman E. Borlaug, former President of SAA, for 31 years. He joined SAA in 1991; formerly SAA’s Director of Communications, he was appointed joint Executive Director in 2009. Following Dr. Borla...

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