Annexes

CCAFS People

The success of the CCAFS program depends on the efforts and dedication of its people. The following staff and scientists contributed to CCAFS in 2016.

Independent Science Panel (ISP)

  • Mercedes Bustamente, Departament of Ecology, University of Brasília (Brazil)
  • 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)
  • Tim Payn, ex officio, Scion – the New Zealand Forest Research Institute, Future Earth, (New Zealand)
  • Charles W. Rice, ex officio, University Distinguished Professor, Kansas State University (USA)
  • Ram Badan Singh, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (India)
  • Christof Walter, Vice-Chair, Christof Walter Consulting Ltd (UK)

Program Management Committee

  • Pramod Aggarwal, Regional Program Leader (South Asia), International Water Management Institute (CIMMYT) (India)
  • Bruce Campbell, ex officio, Program Director, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Andrew Jarvis, Flagship Leader (Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices), International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Sonja Vermeulen, Head of Research, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Eva 'Lini' Wollenberg, Flagshsip Leader (Low Emissions Agriculture), University of Vermont (USA)
  • Robert Zougmoré, Regional Program Leader (West Africa), 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), Louis Verchot and Christopher Martius
  • 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), 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 and Monica Parker
  • International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Reiner Wassmann
  • International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Vladimir Smakhtin and Amarnath Giriraj
  • World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Henry Neufeldt and Todd Rosenstock
  • WorldFish Center, Sarah Park and Michael Philips

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)
  • Ou Lin, Program Manager, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Vanessa Meadu, Communications and Knowledge Manager (Denmark)
  • 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 Agriculture, University of Vermont (USA)

Regional Program Leaders

  • Pramod Aggarwal, South Asia, International Water Management Institute (CIMMYT) (India)
  • 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)
  • Wiebke Förch, Policies and Institutions, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Catherine Hill, Gender and Social Inclusion (CCAFS)
  • Alberto Millan, Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices, World Bank (USA)
  • Mary Nyasimi, Gender and Social Inclusion, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • 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 Agriculture, Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont (USA)
  • Alison Rose, Climate Risk Management, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Columbia University (USA)
  • Ioannis Vasileiou, Policies and Institutions, World Bank (USA)
  • Joost Vervoort, Scenarios, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford (UK)
  • Bui Tan Yen, Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) (Vietnam)

Flagship and Region Communicators

  • Vivian Atakos, East Africa, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Laura Cramer, Policies and Institutions, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Dansira Dembele, West Africa, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) (Mali)
  • Dannie Dinh, Climate Risk Management, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Columbia University (USA)
  • Kathlee Freeman, Gender and Social Inclusion, University of Missouri (USA)
  • Bernadette Joven, Southeast Asia, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) (Philippines)
  • Manon Koningstein, Gender and Social Inclusion, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Catherine Mungai, East Africa, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (Kenya)
  • Neil Palmer, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Colombia)
  • Dharini Parthasarathy, South Asia (India)
  • 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)