Planning and Management Committee


The Planning and Management Committee (PMC), which includes CGIAR and non-CGIAR members, oversees the planning, management, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the program. Members include representatives from all CGIAR Managing Partners, as well as the two external Managing Partners, in addition to the five Flagship Leaders, the A4NH Director, as well as one member of the Gender, Equity, and Empowerment unit and one member of the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning unit, are members. PMC members meet face-to-face twice annually and virtually on a monthly basis.


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Ekin Birol 
Senior Research Fellow and Director, Impact and Strategy, HarvestPlus; A4NH Flagship Leader, Flagship 2: Biofortification
Inge Brouwer
Associate Professor, Food and Nutrition Security, Wageningen University and Research; A4NH  Flagship Leader, Flagship 1: Food Systems for Healthier Diets
Stuart Gillespie
Senior Research Fellow, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); A4NH Flagship Leader, Flagship 4: Supporting Policies, Programs, and Enabling Action through Research
Delia Grace
Program Leader (joint) Animal and Human Health, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI); A4NH Flagship Leader, Flagship 3: Food Safety
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Jo Lines
Professor of Malaria Control and Vector Biology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), A4NH Managing Partner representative
Mark Lundy
Senior Scientist,  Sustainable Food Systems, International Center for Tropical Agriculture; A4NH Managing Partner representative
Hazel Malapit
Research Coordinator, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, IFPRI; A4NH Gender Research Coordinator
Victor Manyong
Agricultural Economist, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); A4NH Managing Partner representative

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John McDermott
Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH)  
Devesh Roy
Senior Research Fellow, A4NH
Ruerd Ruben
Research Coordinator of Food Security, Value Chains and Impact Analysis, Wageningen University and Research; A4NH Managing Partner representative 
Marie Ruel
Division Director, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division IFPRI; A4NH Managing Partner representative
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Jeff Waage
Director (retired), London International Development Centre (LIDC);  Consultant, LSHTM; A4NH Flagship Leader, Flagship 5: Improving Human Health
Stephan Weise
Deputy Director General for Research, Bioversity International; A4NH Managing Partner representative
Iain Wright
Deputy Director General for Research, ILRI; A4NH Managing Partner representative

PMC Biannual In-Person Meeting Notes

March 2017

November 2017

March 2018

October 2018