Dr. John Ingram

2014 Visiting Fellow

Oxford University

John Ingram gained extensive experience during the 1980s working in East and Southern Africa, and South Asia in agriculture, forestry and agroecology research projects.

In 1991 he was recruited by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to help organise and coordinate research on global change and agroecology as part of International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme.In 2001 he was appointed Executive Officer for the Earth System Science Partnership’s Joint Project ‘Global Environmental Change and Food Systems’ (GECAFS). On the close of GECAFS in 2011, he became NERC’s ‘Food Security Leader’. Since May 2013 he has led the Food Systems Programme in the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute.

Currently John is coordinating the UK Global Food Security Programme’s “Resilience of the UK Food System in a Global Context” research programme; Developing and promoting ECI’s food systems research programme; Co-I on several food systems research projects; Leading the multi-university Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning programme (IFSTAL).

List of Publications

Ingram, J. (2020) Nutrition security is more than food security. Nature Food, 1(2).

Ingram, J., Ajates, R., Arnall, A., Blake, L., Borrelli, R., Collier, R., de Frece, A., Häsler, B., Lang, T., Pope, H., Reed, K., Sykes, R., Wells, R. and White, R. (2019) A future workforce of food-system analysts. Nature Food