Business & Policy
AAFC’s Keith Downey nominated for peace award
By Top Crop Manager
May 16, 2014 - Keith Downey, senior research scientist with AAFC in Saskatoon, Sask., has been nominated for the Oslo Business Peace Award.
The Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce nominated Downey for the Oslo Business for Peace, given to seven nominees for adding a better understanding of the relationship between ethical business practices and peace.
Downey has been breeding Brassica oilseed and mustard crops for more than 50 years and was instrumental in the development of canola.