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Scientific Advisory Board members and contact

Short biographical sketches of all Scientific Advisory Board members

Prof Alexander Nikolov Hristov

Prof Hristov is the Professor of Dairy Nutrition at the Department of Animal Science at Pennsylvania State University.
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Prof Anne Marte Tronsmo

Prof Anne Marte Tronsmo

Prof Tronsmo is Professor in Plant Pathology at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). Before that, she was employed at the Norwegian...
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Dr Anne Mottet

Dr Mottet is a Livestock Development Officer with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
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Dr Frank Dentener

Dr Frank Dentener

Dr Dentener is representing the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) on the FACCE-JPI Scientific Advisory Board. He is a senior expert and...
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Prof Frank Ewert (Chair)

Professor Frank Ewert (Chair)

Prof Ewert (Chair of the SAB) is Scientific Director of Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) and Professor of Crop Science at...
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Prof Gianluca Brunori (vice-Chair)

Prof Brunori (Vice-Chair of the SAB) is full Professor of Food Policy at the Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the University of...
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Prof Jørgen Eivind Olesen

Prof Jørgen Eivind Olesen

Jørgen Eivind Olesen is Professor in climate change and agriculture at Aarhus University and adjunct professor at University of Copenhagen. He has a...
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Prof Kari Saikkonen

Kari Saikkonen is Professor at Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE)
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Prof Lars Stoumann Jensen

Prof Jensen is the Professor of Soil Fertility and Waste Resource Recycling at the University of Copenhagen.
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Prof Mark Howden

ProfMark Howden

Mark Howden is Director of the Climate Change Institute at the Australian National University, an Honorary Professor at Melbourne University, a Vice...
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