May 23, 2017 Amb. Kenneth Quinn
In May 2017, Ambassador Quinn was a speaker at the African Development Bank annual meeting held in Ahmemedabad, India. The Ambassador was invited by the Bank president, Dr. Akin Adesina, who would later that year be named the World Food Prize Laureate. In his remarks, Ambassador Quinn noted that Mahatma Gandhi, the father of Indian Independence, had a special relationship with Iowa agricultural hero, George Washington Carver.