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Professor Michel Pimbert

Michel Pimbert is Emeritus Professor of Agroecology and Food Politics in the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience at Coventry University. An agricultural ecologist, he previously worked at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics in India, and WWF. He has worked for the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and The World Conservation Union (IUCN). He was a member of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) at the FAO (2013-17).

Professor Pimbert has also been a Board member of several international non-governmental organisations. His research interests include agroecology and food sovereignty; the political ecology of biodiversity and natural resource management; participatory action research methodologies; decolonizing knowledge; and deliberative democratic processes. Much of his writing focuses on the well-being of human and non-human nature.


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