Dr Patrick Caron

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

Patrick Caron

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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