Ivar Virgin

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Sweden

Ivar Virgin is a Senior Researcher at the Stockholm Environment Institute. He is one of the main architects and the initiator of the two largest bioscience innovation programs in Africa, the BIO-EARN (1999-2010) and BioInnovate Africa (2010-ongoing) programmes focusing on resource efficient, climate smart agricultural production, biowaste recovery and biobased value chains in East Africa. He is currently active in and part of the Steering Committee in the programme Agriculture for Food Security Post2030 (AgriFoSe2030). He is also engaged and active in the SEI Initiative on Governing Bioeconomy Pathways.