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Thierry Negre

Thierry Negre

Head of the Food Security Group within the Monitoring Agricultural Resources Unit (MARS),

Institute of Environment and Sustainability (IES),

Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission, based in Ispra, Italy


Biography:

Thierry NEGRE is Head of the Food Security Group in the Monitoring Agricultural Resources Unit of the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC). A French national, Thierry NEGRE was born in Limoges in 1963. After graduating from the Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon in 1987, he worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on the development of national food security information systems in Africa and Asia. He joined the European Commission in 1997 and was the initiator of food security information activities in JRC in 2001. Subsequently, Thierry NEGRE served as scientific counsellor in the European Union Delegation to the Holy See, the Order and Malta and the United Nations Organisations in Rome.

Keywords

  • science and policy
  • the development of national food security information systems, particularly in Africa and Asia
  • food security
  • sustainable agriculture