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Jawoo Koo

  • PHD
  • Senior Research Fellow, Theme Leader - Spatial Data and Analytics
  • International Food Policy Research Institute
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  • 169CitationsNumber of citations received by Jawoo's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

Big data analyticsICT in agricultureData visualizationClimate changeSpatial analysisCrop modeling

About

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.

Groups

Co-authors (60)

  • Anton Eitzinger
  • Carlos Navarro
  • Emmanuel Zapata-Caldas
  • Stanley Wood

Publications (5)

  • Spatially-explicit effects of seed and fertilizer intensification for maize in Tanzania

    • Komarek A
    • Koo J
    • Wood-Sichra U
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  • Trade-offs and synergies between yield, labor, profit, and risk in Malawian maize-based cropping systems

    • Komarek A
    • Koo J
    • Haile B
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  • Crop health and its global impacts on the components of food security

    • Savary S
    • Bregaglio S
    • Willocquet L
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  • RiceAtlas, a spatial database of global rice calendars and production

    • Laborte A
    • Gutierrez M
    • Balanza J
    • et al.
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  • Subnational socio-economic dataset availability

    • Azzarri C
    • Bacou M
    • Cox C
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Senior Research Fellow, Theme Leader - Spatial Data and Analytics

International Food Policy Research Institute

July 2007 - Present

Education

PHD

University of Florida

September 2002 - May 2007(5 years)

MSC

University of Florida

September 1999 - May 2002(3 years)

BA

Korea University

March 1992 - February 1998(6 years)