Centre for Environment and Food Security (CEFS) was founded in April, 2001 by
some eminent scholars, writers, environmentalists, scientists and activists like
Prof. Ashis Nandy, Dr. Kamla Chowdhry, Dr. Pradipto Roy, Mr. Anupam Mishra, Prof.
P. S. Ramakrishnan, Dr. T. N. Khoshoo, Mr. P.N.Singh and Mr. Parshuram Ray. CEFS
was founded with the broad objective of knowledge-based activism on the issues
of poverty, hunger, food security, sustainable livelihoods, sustainable development
and ecological security. Research, Advocacy and Campaign on these issues is the
core mandate of this NGO based in New Delhi. Parshuram Ray is the Founder Director