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Gordon Conway

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Gordon Conway trained in agricultural ecology, attending the universities of Bangor, Cambridge, West Indies (Trinidad) and California (Davis). In the 1960’s he was a pioneer of sustainable agriculture developing integrated pest management programs for the State of Sabah in Malaysia. He joined Imperial College in 1970 setting up the Centre for Environmental Technology in 1976. In the 1970s and 1980s he lived and worked extensively in Asia and the Middle East, for the Ford Foundation, World Bank and USAID. He directed the Sustainable Agriculture Programme at IIED and then became representative of the Ford Foundation in New Delhi. Subsequently he became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex and Chair of IDS. From 1998-2004 he was President of the Rockefeller Foundation and from 2004- June 2009 Chief Scientific Adviser to DFID and President of the Royal Geographical Society.

Publications :

The Doubly Green Revolution: Food for all in the 21st Century' Penguin and Cornell.

KASPEREK GJ, CONWAY GR, KRAYESKI DS, et al, A Reexamination of the effect of exercise on rate of muscle protein-degradation ; AM J PHYSIOL, 1992, Vol:263, Pages:E1144-E1150, ISSN:0002-9513

Conway GR, Pretty JN, Fertilizer risks in the developing countries., Nature, 1988, Vol:334, Pages:207-208, ISSN:0028-0836(doi)Conway GR,

Resource management., Science, 1977, Vol:196, ISSN:0036-8075(doi)

McClelland GA, Conway GR, Frequency of blood feeding in the mosquito Aedes aegypti., Nature, 1971, Vol:232, Pages:485-486, ISSN:0028-0836

Affiliation : Imperial College London

Statut : Professor of International Development

Liens :

   - Page personnelle de Gordon Conway sur le site de : Imperial college London
   - Imperial College London

Exposé(s) :
Biodiversity, Ecology and Food Security
Gordon Conway

Conférence du Cycle Biodiversité (2011-2012), organisé par le CERES-ERTI (ENS) sous les auspices de l’ENS et de l’IPSL.

Gordon Conway s'intéresse à la question de la faim dans le monde. Il y interroge l'évolution du climat et so...
Mots-clés : Biodiversité , Cycle biodiversité 2011 , Famine , Pesticide