Andy Jarvis

Associate Director General, Alliance Bioversity CIAT

Dr. Andy Jarvis is the Associate Director General of the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT (a CGIAR Center), based in Cali, Colombia. Dr. Jarvis has been working for 20 years on scientific research in developing countries to support the goals of alleviating poverty and building a sustainable food future. His research has focused on solving the climate crisis, and spurring a digital revolution in agriculture.

Andy is speaking at

June 18, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online webinar


  • Andy Jarvis (Speaker) Associate Director General, Alliance Bioversity CIAT
  • Elisabeth Gilmore (Speaker) Environmental Science and Policy Program in the Department of International Development, Community and Environment at Clark University (Associate Professor), Peace Research Institute Oslo (Senior Associate Researcher), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (Visiting Scientist)
  • Maarten van Aalst (Speaker) International Federation of Red Cross Climate Centre, Director
  • Mark Goldberg (Moderator) Host, Global Dispatches Podcast
  • Grazia Pacillo (Moderator) Senior Economist, CGIAR Climate Security


Webinar description

Recent advances in ICTs and IoT has made many new data sets available. This, coupled with improved capacities in data processing, machine learning and spatial analysis has opened doors to new types of analysis for research and monitoring.

This session will discuss how these capacities can be leveraged to shed light on the drivers of climate security. Our guest speakers will be sharing examples of how these advancements have been able to inform more accurate decisions in conflict analysis processes.

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