Evidence advisory board and author groups

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Evidence advisory board

We are working with Nature Research to publish a focused collection on SDG 2 in 2020, subject to the highest standards of peer review. These materials include evidence synthesis articles and some editorial content. To help guide us on the selection of these materials we are pleased to collaborate with the following global expert advisory board.

Belay Begashaw

Belay Begashaw

Director General, The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A)

Biography

Catherine Bertini

Catherine Bertini

Fellow, Rockefeller Foundation, Chicago Council, and Chairperson of GAIN

Biography

Boaz Blackie Keizire

Boaz Blackie Keizire

Head of Policy and Advocacy, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Biography

Joachim von Braun

Joachim von Braun

Professor and Director, Center for Development Research, Bonn University

Biography

W. Ronnie Coffman

W. Ronnie Coffman

Andrew H. & James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor, Cornell University

Biography

Uma Lele

Uma Lele

Independent scholar and development economist

Biography

Segenet Kelemu

Segenet Kelemu

Director General, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe)

Biography

Njuguna Ndung’u

Njuguna Ndung’u

Executive Director, African Economic Research Council (AERC)

Biography

Will Martin

Will Martin

Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute

Biography

Jamie Morrison

Jamie Morrison

Director and Strategic Programme Leader, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Biography

Martin Piñeiro

Martin Piñeiro

Director CEO Group, Chair, Committee on Agriculture, Argentine Council of International Relations

Biography

Prabhu Pingali

Prabhu Pingali

Professor and Founding Director of the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI)

Biography

Nicola Randall

Nicola Randall

Director, Centre for Evidence Based Agriculture, Harper Adams University

Biography

Ruerd Ruben

Ruerd Ruben

Professor and Coordinator, Research programs on food security, value chains and impact assessment Wageningen Economic Research

Biography

Lindiwe Majela Sibanda

Lindiwe Majela Sibanda

Food Systems Champion and Farmer

Biography

Maximo Torero

Maximo Torero

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Assistant Director General of the Economic and Social Development Department

Biography

Scott Vaughan

Scott Vaughan

Former President and CEO, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) (2013-2019)

Biography

Paul Winters

Paul Winters

Associate Vice-President, Strategy and Knowledge Department, International Fund for Agricultural Development

Biography

Li Xiaoyun

Li Xiaoyun

Distinguished Professor, China Agricultural University

Biography

Author teams

Eight author teams, each working with dedicated research synthesis specialists, will conduct evidence syntheses of the selected interventions. The author teams will be announced in early 2019.

Research synthesis specialists

The research synthesis specialists guide the author teams through the evidence synthesis process. They are a team of global experts representing a diverse group of universities, each with unique experience in non-health science systematic reviews.

Kate Ghezzi-Kopel

Kate Ghezzi-Kopel

Research Synthesis Expert Team Lead; Health Sciences and Evidence Synthesis Librarian, Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University,

Biography

Jessica Ault

Jessica Ault

Metadata Librarian, Food Safety and Research Information Office, National Agricultural Library

Biography

Gracian Chimwaza

Gracian Chimwaza

Founding and Executive Director, ITOCA (Information Training & Outreach Centre for Africa)

Biography

Florian Diekmann

Florian Diekmann

Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Librarian, Ohio State University

Biography

Erin Eldermire

Erin Eldermire

Head of the Veterinary Library, Cornell University

Biography

Julie Kelly

Julie Kelly

Science Librarian, Magrath Library, University of Minnesota

Biography

 Alison Annet Kinengyere

Alison Annet Kinengyere

Head, Sir Albert Cook Medical Library, Makerere University College of Health Sciences

Biography

Megan Kocher

Megan Kocher

Science Librarian, University of Minnesota

Biography

Jessica Page

Jessica Page

Head, Veterinary Medicine Library, Ohio State University

Biography

Edda Tandi Lwoga

Edda Tandi Lwoga

Deputy Rector and Associate Professor in Information Science, College of Business Education, Tanzania.

Biography

Tim Schoepke

Tim Schoepke

Reference Librarian, National Agricultural Library

Biography

Wayne Thompson

Wayne Thompson

Reference Librarian, National Agricultural Library

Biography

Sarah Young

Sarah Young

Librarian, Carnegie Mellon University

Biography

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Ceres 2030 is a partnership between Cornell IP-CALS,  the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the  International Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD)