Cecile Godde biography

Cécile Godde is a Food Systems Research Scientist working at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in the Global Food and Nutrition Security team. Her fields of scientific interest include drivers and trade-offs of land-use dynamics, livestock, grazing systems modeling, climate change and climate variability (impacts, adaptation and mitigation strategies), and soil carbon sequestration.

Prior to joining CSIRO, Godde worked on conservation and sustainable agricultural development projects for the non-governmental organization Greening Australia (Australia), the International Livestock Research Institute (Costa-Rica), the multinational MARS Inc. (Brazil) and the French governmental agency for organic agriculture-Agence BIO (France).

Godde holds a Master’s degree in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences from AgroParisTech and is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Queensland.

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