Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems
49 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Marcia Ishii-Eiteman is Senior Scientist at Pesticide Action Network North America, where she focuses on agroecological alternatives to pesticides and reform of international agricultural policies to achieve more equitable and sustainable development. Marcia previously directed PANNA's World Bank Accountability program and was recently a lead author of the UN-led International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD). Before joining PANNA in 1996, Marcia worked in Asia and Africa for much of the previous 15 years. She facilitated government-farmer-NGO collaborations on sustainable agriculture in Southeast Asia, and developed farmer-based ecological education projects in Thailand. Previously she worked in Somali refugee camps and on women's health and literacy projects with Khmer refugees on the Thai-Cambodian border. Her doctoral research focused on Thai farmers' rice cultivation practices and biological control of rice insect pests.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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