Evan Girvetz

Dr. Evan Girvetz is a Principal Scientist and Global Program Leader, Finance and Investments for Climate Action, at the Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). His research spans agricultural risk management, climate-smart agriculture (CSA), agricultural investment planning, sustainable agricultural intensification, ecosystem services, environmental decision support, nature conservation, and water resource management. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Dr. Girvetz works on these issues globally through innovative partnerships with the key partners, including the World Bank, African Development Bank, USAID, African Union, government agencies, NGOs, and the private sector. Dr. Girvetz earned a PhD from the University of California, Davis, and is widely published with his research being featured in top media outlets including the San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, New Scientist magazine and Financial Times of London.