David A. Cleveland
David A. Cleveland is a human ecologist who has done research and development project work on sustainable agrifood systems with farmers and gardeners around the world. His
research and teaching have focused on sustainable, small-scale agrifood systems,
including plant breeding and conservation of crop genetic diversity, and local and
scientific knowledge and collaboration between farmers and scientists. His current
research and teaching focus is on food system localization and diet change to improve health, mitigate anthropogenic climate change and environmental degradation, and promote food and climate justice, including at the University of California, in California,and globally.