Patrick Caron

CIRAD, President High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) for Food Security and Nutrition



Patrick Caron is currently the Chair of the Steering Committee of the HLPE . He was also until recently (2010-2016) the Director of CIRAD, that he joined in 1988. He is a veterinary doctor and a researcher in geography and his  works  relate  to  the  analysis  of  the  role  of  agriculture  and  livestock  in  rural transformations.  He  specially looks  at  the  trans-scales  combination  of  processes  and  actions  (from  household  to international  levels)  which  underpin  changes  at  the  territorial  level,  and,  in  return,  at the  capacity  of territory  to  play  a  regulatory  function.  He is  also a  member  of  many institutional  and  inter institutional  bodies, e.g. he  is  chairing  the  Scientific  Council  of AgroParisTech.

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