WorkActing Director, Agriculture and Environment at IDRC
Industry Government / Military
About A veterinary epidemiologist, Dominique Charron has spent nearly 20 years studying the intrinsic links between human wellbeing and ecosystems, from bioindicators of water quality to the health impacts of global climate change.
As Acting Director of IDRC’s Agriculture and Environment program, she oversees research programs that seek to develop innovations and solutions in agriculture, food security, climate change and public heath to benefit millions of people, particularly women and children in developing regions. She leads a dynamic team of nearly 50 people in 5 offices around the world. Charron previously led the Ecosystems and Human Health program at IDRC, supporting research on the l.