Andrew Jarvis is the Associate Director General for Research, Strategy and innovation.
He has nearly two decades of research experience in developing countries to support the goals of alleviating poverty, adapting to climate change and protecting the environment. His research spans disciplines including GIS-based analysis of plant genetic resources, climate change, digital agriculture, and policy-relevant research for development. He has published more than 80 original research articles, many of which have appeared in Nature, PNAS and Proceedings of the Royal Society. He is based in Cali.