Jawoo Koo

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Dr Jawoo Koo

Professional Title: Programme Manager/Project Manager

Primary domain: Spatial Data and Analytics

Organization name: International Food Policy Research Institute

Organization type: Academia/Research

City / Country: Washington - United States


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Jawoo Koo is a Research Fellow at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), serving as the leader of Spatial Data and Analytics Theme in the Environment and Production Technology Division. Jawoo studied crop modeling in University of Florida and received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department. Jawoo currently leads the HarvestChoice project (harvestchoice.org), which generates geospatial data, tools, and other knowledge products for agricultural research and development partners and donor community to make better informed strategic decisions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Jawoo also serves as the Global Coordinator of the CGIAR Consortium for Spatial Information, a Community of Practice of geospatial scientists across CGIAR Centers and Programs.