Coordinator - Enhancing Sustainability across Agricultural Systems
Member of the WLE Management Committee
r.remans [at] cgiar.org
Dr. Ir. Roseline Remans is a Senior Scientist with Bioversity International and Adjunct Scientist with Ghent University. She is coordinating WLE's research flagship, Enhancing Sustainability across Agricultural Systems (ESA). Her research focuses on enhancing management of biodiversity in food systems for healthier diets, better livelihoods and environmental sustainability. Her approach is highly cross-sectoral and has contributed to in-field applications, policies as well as high-impact publications, including in Nature, Science, PNAS, among others. Remans previously worked as a Marie Curie & Earth Institute fellow and associate research scientist at Columbia University based in New York (2008-2013) and Addis Ababa (2013 -2016). She has a PhD in Biosystems engineering from KULeuven in Belgium with work in Cuba, Mexico and Colombia. Remans is the co-principal investigator for the Agrobioversity Index, co-lead of the Consortium for Improving Agricultural Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA), and contributor to the CGIAR – Wageningen University Food systems for healthier diets flagship of the Agriculture for Nutrition and Health CRP.