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Andrew Jarvis

Associate Director General of the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT
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Andrew Jarvis, Associate Director General of the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT. Andy is a renowned scientist in the field of climate change and agriculture. He provides leadership support for the CGIAR center. Previously, he was Flagship Leader on the CGIAR Research Program for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), based in Cali, Colombia.Read more >
Andrew Jarvis, Associate Director General of the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT. Andy is a renowned scientist in the field of climate change and agriculture. He provides leadership support for the CGIAR center. Previously, he was Flagship Leader on the CGIAR Research Program for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), based in Cali, Colombia. Andy has over 20 years of experience in research in developing countries to support the goals of alleviating poverty, adapting to climate change and protecting the environment, focusing on data-driven policy analysis on a variety of topics from agrobiodiversity conservation to climate impacts and adaptation. He ihas over 90 articles, book chapters or books published. In 2003 he won the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) C-8 Genetic Resources award for best research paper stemming from his work on conservation prioritization research for wild peanuts in Latin America, and in 2009 received the prestigious Ebbe Nielsen award for innovative research in bioinformatics and biosystematics. Read less >
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