Annexes

CCAFS People

The success of the CCAFS program depends on the efforts and dedication of its people. The following staff and scientists were active in 2014.

Independent Science Panel (ISP)

  • Bruce Campbell, ex officio, CCAFS Program Director, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Fatima Denton, African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  • Arona Diedhiou, Institute of Research for Development (IRD), Joseph Fourier University of Grenoble (France)
  • Brian Keating, Chair, CSIRO Sustainable Agriculture Flagship (Australia) (Incoming)
  • Holger Meinke, Chair, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) and the School of Agricultural Science at the University of Tasmania (UTAS) (Australia) (Outgoing)
  • Charles W. Rice, University Distinguished Professor, Kansas State University (USA)
  • Thomas Rosswall, Chair, (France) (Outgoing)
  • Mary Scholes, Vice-Chair, School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) (Outgoing)
  • Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) (South Africa)
  • Ram Badan Singh, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (India)
  • Carolina Vera, Center for Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences (CIMA) and Instituto Franco-Argentino sobre Estudios de Clima y sus Impactos (UMI/IFAECI) (Argentina)
  • Christof Walter, Vice-Chair, Christof Walter Consulting Ltd (UK)
  • Steven Wilson, International Council for Science (ICSU) (France)

Program Management Committee

  • Pramod Aggarwal, Regional Program Leader (South Asia), International Water Management Institute (IWMI) (India)
  • Bruce Campbell, ex officio, Program Director, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Andrew Jarvis, Theme Leader (Long-term Adaptation), International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Sonja Vermeulen, Head of Research, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Eva 'Lini' Wollenberg, Theme Leader (Low Emissions Agriculture), University of Vermont (USA)
  • Robert Zougmoré, Regional Program Leader, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

CGIAR institutional contact points

  • AfricaRice, Paul Kiepe and Sander Zwart
  • Bioversity International, Jacob Van Etten
  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Mariana Rufino
  • International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Aden Aw-Hassan
  • International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Peter Läderach
  • International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Anthony M. Whitbread
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Alex De Pinto
  • International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Piet van Asten
  • International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Polly Ericksen
  • International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Clare Stirling
  • International Potato Center (CIP), Roberto A. Quiroz
  • International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Reiner Wassmann
  • International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Vladimir Smakhtin
  • World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Henry Neufeldt
  • WorldFish Center, Doug Beare

CCAFS Staff

Coordinating Unit

  • Bruce Campbell, Program Director, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Dhanush Dinesh, Global Policy Engagement Manager, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Misha Wolsgaard-Iversen and Martin Lund, Program Manager, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Vanessa Meadu, Communications and Knowledge Manager (Denmark)
  • Gloria Cecilia Rengifo and Angela Samundengo, Senior Manager, Finance, Contracts and Liaison, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Ratih Septivita, Events Coordinator (Indonesia)
  • Torben Timmermann, Head of Program Coordination and Communications, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Sonja Vermeulen, Head of Research, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)

Theme Leaders

  • Andrew Challinor, Long-Term Adaptation, University of Leeds (UK)
  • James W. Hansen, Climate Risk Management, Columbia University (USA)
  • Andrew Jarvis, Long-Term Adaptation, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Patti Kristjanson, Linking Knowledge with Action, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) (Kenya)
  • Philip Thornton, Integration for Decision Making, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Eva 'Lini' Wollenberg, Low-Emissions Agriculture, University of Vermont (USA)

Regional Program Leaders

  • Pramod Aggarwal, South Asia, International Water Management Institute (IWMI) (India)
  • James Kinyangi, East Africa, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Ana Maria Loboguerrero Rodriguez, Latin America, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Leocadio Sebastian, Southeast Asia, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) (Vietnam)
  • Robert Zougmoré, West Africa, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) (Mali)

Scenarios Leader

  • Polly Ericksen, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)

Gender and Equity Specialist

  • Jennifer Twyman, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)

Science Officers

  • Deissy Martinez Baron, Latin America, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Osana Bonilla-Findji, Long-Term Adaptation, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Arun Khatri Chhetri, South Asia, International Water Management Institute (IWMI) (India)
  • Kevin Coffey, Climate Risk Management, Columbia University (USA)
  • Wiebke Förch, Integration for Decision Making, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Christine Jost, Linking Knowledge with Action, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Abdoulaye Saley Moussa, West Africa, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) (Mali)
  • Maren Radeny, East Africa, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Meryl Richards, Low Emissions Agriculture, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont (USA)
  • Ioannis Vasileiou, Policy Analysis, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (USA)
  • Joost Vervoort, Scenarios, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford (UK)

Theme and Region Communicators

  • Oluwabunmi Ajilore, Long-Term Adaptation, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Vivian Atakos, East Africa, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Alexa Jay, Climate Risk Management, Columbia University (USA)
  • Bernadette Joven, Southeast Asia, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
  • Manon Koningstein, Gender and Equity communications, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Dharini Parthasarathy, South Asia, International Water Management Institute (IWMI) (India)
  • Cecilia Schubert, Integration for Decision Making, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Sekou Fadiala Touré, West Africa, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) (Mali)
  • José Luis Urrea Benitez, Latin America, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Julianna White, Low Emissions Agriculture, University of Vermont (USA)