Roseline Remans

Senior Scientist, Multifunctional landscapes, The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT

Roseline is a Senior Scientist with The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). Her research focuses on  measuring and managing biodiversity in food systems for healthier diets, better livelihoods and environmental sustainability.

Remans’ approach is highly cross-sectoral connecting nutrition with environmental domains, covering multiple food systems components, and co-developing applications with public and private sector actors in  Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Europe and the US. Roseline is a co-lead of the flagship on Enhancing Sustainability across agricultural systems of the CGIAR research program on Water, Land, and Ecosystems (WLE), a co-Principal Investigator of the Agrobiodiversity Index; and a co-lead of the Consortium for Improving  Agricultural Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA).

Before joining the Alliance, Remans was a Marie Curie fellow and research scientist at  the Earth Institute of Columbia University in New York (2008-2013) and Addis Ababa (2013 -2016). She has a PhD in Biosystems engineering from  KULeuven (2007) with applications in Cuba, Mexico and Colombia.