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Juan Lucas Restrepo
Juan Lucas Restrepo is the Director General of the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT.
As Director General, Juan Lucas Restrepo forges effective research partnerships and oversees the organization’s strategic priorities. He has more than 25 years of experience in agricultural policy, value chains, markets and in leading agricultural research.
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.