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Alice Laborte

Lead, Digital and Spatial Landscape Transformation
International Rice Research Institute

Alice is a geospatial scientist with over 20 years of research experience covering a broad range of agricultural and natural resource management topics from farm to global scale including assessment of adoption by farmers of new crop production technologies, analysis of current land use and potential land use options at regional scale, and global characterization of rice areas. She is currently leading a multidisciplinary team involved in mapping, monitoring and characterization of rice areas using remote sensing, modeling and smart-phone based surveys. She also involved in identifying and characterizing rice environments, current production practices, and producers' and consumers' preferences for rice varieties to contribute to efficient development and effective targeting of new varieties and improved crop production technologies. Her expertise includes GIS, spatial analysis, remote sensing, market research, technology targeting, and farm household and regional land use modeling.



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