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 2015.

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)
  • Ruvimbo Mabeza-Chimedza, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension (Zimbabwe)
  • Charles W. Rice, University Distinguished Professor, Kansas State University (USA)
  • 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)

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, Sander Zwart
  • Bioversity International, Jacob Van Etten
  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Mariana Rufino and Louis Verchot
  • International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Aden Aw-Hassan and Vinay Nangia
  • 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 and Laurence Jassogne
  • 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, Suan Pheng Kam and Sarah Park

CCAFS Staff

Coordinating Unit

  • Bruce Campbell, Program Director, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • David Abreu, Data and Knowledge sharing Coordinator, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Dhanush Dinesh, Global Policy Engagement Manager, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Anette Engelund Friis, Head of Program Coordination and Communications, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Martin Lund and Ou Lin, Program Manager, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Vanessa Meadu, Communications and Knowledge Manager (Denmark)
  • Angela Samundengo and Julian Rivera, Manager, Finance, Contracts and Liaison, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Ratih Septivita, Events and Program Support Coordinator (Indonesia)
  • Sonja Vermeulen, Head of Research, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)

Flagship Leaders

  • Andrew Challinor, Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices, University of Leeds (UK)
  • James W. Hansen, Climate Risk Management, Columbia University (USA)
  • Sophia Huyer, Gender and Social Inclusion, Women in Global Science and Technology (Canada)
  • Andrew Jarvis, Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Philip Thornton, Policies and Institutions, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Eva 'Lini' Wollenberg, Low-Emissions Agricultural Development, 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)

Science Officers

  • Deissy Martinez Baron, Latin America, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Osana Bonilla-Findji, Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices, 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, Policies and Institutions, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Alberto Millan, Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices, World Bank (USA)
  • Samuel Partey, 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 Agricultural Development, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont (USA)
  • Ioannis Vasileiou, Policies and Institutions, World Bank (USA)
  • Joost Vervoort, Scenarios, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford (UK)

Flagship and Region Communicators

  • Oluwabunmi Ajilore, Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Vivian Atakos, East Africa, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Alexa Jay and Mea Halperin, Climate Risk Management, Columbia University (USA)
  • Bernadette Joven, Southeast Asia, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
  • Manon Koningstein, Gender and Social Inclusion, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Dharini Parthasarathy, South Asia, International Water Management Institute (IWMI) (India)
  • Cecilia Schubert and Laura Cramer, Policies and Institutions, University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • 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 Agricultural Development, University of Vermont (USA)