Rachel Bezner Kerr

IPCC WGII Coordinating Lead Author, Chapter 5 - Food, Fibre and Other Ecosystem Products
IPCC Working Group II
Rachel Bezner Kerr

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Biography

Rachel Bezner Kerr is a Professor in Global Development at Cornell University, and does research in Africa on sustainable agriculture, gender, climate change adaptation and food security. She has published over 80 scientific articles. She served as Coordinating Lead Author for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability (Chapter 5). Dr. Bezner Kerr also served as a member of the High Level Panel of Experts for the United Nations Committee for World Food Security, coauthoring the 2019 report on agroecology. She has carried out participatory research with farmers in Malawi and Tanzania on agroecology, nutrition and climate-change related studies. Dr. Bezner Kerr attained her PhD in Development Sociology at Cornell University.

Events with

Rachel Bezner Kerr

Uhr
Science
10.11.2022 6:30 PM
(UTC +2)
Food security in a world of multiple crises

IPCC Working Group II

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)