Philip Thornton: Associate Scientist

Philip is a Senior Scientist with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). He has expertise in household modelling of agro-pastoral communities, assessing the impacts of climate change, policy assessment decision support tools, global hotspot analyses of poverty, livestock development, and environmental issues.

Philip has experience as project leader, trainer, and/or researcher in many countries all over the world. He is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Institute of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. He is on the Board of Directors of the International Consortium for Agricultural Systems Applications (ICASA), a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of Global Environmental Change and Food Systems programme (GECAFS), and Editor-in Chief of the journal Agricultural Systems. Philip has published widely on systems modelling and impact assessment. He is currently interested in climate change impacts on livelihoods and the evolution of livestock systems in response to global drivers of change.

Follow Philip’s research on ResearchGate and Google Scholar.

Contact Philip: p.thornton@cgiar.org