On February 1, Dr. Simon Cook Director began his work as the Director of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems. Cook believes strongly in the role of science to support sustainable development and contests the view of agriculture as a ‘sunset activity’, preferring to consider it a ‘sleeping […]
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Dr. Simon Cook has been appointed Director of the CGIAR’s major new research program to address the urgent challenges of water management, global food security and environmental sustainability. Dr. Cook, a specialist in water, agriculture and rur…