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Remans, Roseline

Roseline Remans

Associate Research Scientist, the Earth Institute Columbia University/Consultant, Bioversity International

Roseline Remans is an Associate Research Scientist, working on the link between agriculture, environment and nutrition, at the Agriculture and Food Security Center of the Earth Institute (Columbia University) and as a Consultant at Bioversity International.

At Bioversity, she works closely with the Ecosystems and Nutrition teams, to bridge both fields in the emerging area of 'Nutrition-Sensitive Landscapes'. Roseline is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, working on three main projects: Nutrition Sensitive Landscapes; Vital Signs, an integrated monitoring system for agriculture, ecosystem services and human well-being; and the Millennium Villages Project.

Her past experiences include working as an Associate Research Scientist, at Columbia University, New York and before that, as a Marie Curie Postdoc fellow, at Columbia University where she also did field work in West and East Africa. From 2003 to 2007 she was a PhD candidate at the University of Leuven, Belgium and this included field work in Cuba and Colombia. Before starting her PhD, Roseline was a Project Coordinator and Scientist at El Centro de Investigación sobre Fijación de Nitrógeno (CIFN), in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Contact:

rremans@ei.columbia.edu

Credentials:

PhD, Biosystems engineering

Publication highlights:

Remans R, Flynn DFB, DeClerck F, Diru W, Fanzo J, et al. (2011) Assessing Nutritional Diversity of Cropping Systems in African Villages. PLoS ONE 6(6): e21235. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021235 

Sachs JD, Remans R, Smukler SM, Winowiecki L, Andelman S, et al. (2010) Monitoring world’s agriculture. Nature 466: 558-560

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