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Chandrashekhar Biradar

Head Geoinformatics Unit
Chandra is a principal agro-ecosystems scientist and head of the Geoinformatics unit at ICARDA, working on geospatial science, technology and application (GeSTA) in agro-ecosystems research, development and outreach. Chandra leads the theme digital agriculture and spatial data analytics. Collaborating with various research and development partners in Middle East, North Africa, West, South and central Asia working on spatial big-data innovations and geo-agro platform, which will help design prioritization and deliver up-to-date information on agricultural technologies and sustainable intensification to farming stakeholders and decision makers. He has authored/co-authored over 180 publications which include 51 peer reviewed journal publications, 18 books/chapters, over 100 other publications.