Addressing the Agriculture, Energy, Water, Climate Change Nexus

12-13 August 2019, Canberra

Dr Bruce Campbell

Dr Bruce Campbell is Director of the CGIAR Research Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) (, and a staff member of the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). He is based at the Universities of Copenhagen and Wageningen. The CCAFS team works on adaptation to increased climatic variability and progressive climate change, and on pro-poor climate change mitigation. The program started in 2010 and has a budget of c- USD 50-60 million per annum involving all the international agricultural research centers (including forestry, fisheries and livestock) as well as university partners; and operates with staff in more than 20 countries. Bruce has been doing inter-disciplinary science for development for more than two decades, championing new approaches to doing applied research on natural resource management. He was previously based in Zimbabwe, Indonesia and Australia, where he has worked in agricultural and forestry research for development, and indigenous natural resource management. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, more than a dozen books, and writes regular blogs on diverse topics.

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