Ana Maria Loboguerrero

Ana Maria Loboguerrero

Director, Accelerating Impacts of CGIAR Climate Research for Africa (AICCRA) / Research Director for Climate Action, Alliance Bioversity & CIAT

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As Director of Accelerating Impacts of CGIAR Climate Research for Africa (AICCRA), Loboguerrero provides scientific leadership for planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting of AICCRA’s agenda, including designing activities and the continual improvement of collaborative mechanisms for implementation. She is also Global Research Director of Climate Action for the Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture. In this position, she provides strategic leadership to mainstream climate action in food systems for adaptation and mitigation. 

At CCAFS, Loboguerrero played a major role in leadership on partnerships and capacity for scaling Climate-Smart Agricultur, including leading the “Transforming Food Systems under a Changing Climate” initiative that involved over 200 partners aiming to realize a transformation in food systems by mobilizing knowledge and catalyzing action.

Prior to CCAFS, she worked at the Sustainable Environmental Development Deputy Directorate of the National Planning Department of Colombia as coordinator of climate change. While at the deputy directorate, she led the formulation of the Colombian Climate Change Policy, the National Adaptation Plan, the National Development Plan and the research agenda on climate change, as well as coordinated technical support for the Colombian Low Carbon Growth Strategy.