Zia Mehrabi biography

Zia Mehrabi is a Research Associate at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. His research interests include food systems, climate change, agricultural technology, and big data.

He is a contributing author to The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. As a member of the Global Land Program, he recently launched the data-driven open art exhibit “The Colors of Food Security” with the Land Use and Global Environment Laboratory at UBC.

Mehrabi holds a D.Phil. in Food Security from the University of Oxford.

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