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Luz Alvare

  • Information Systems
  • Head Knowledge Management
  • International Food Policy Research Institute
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Recent publications

  • Learning to Swim: How IFPRI Uses Multiple Web Channels to Communicate Research Outputs [Article and Abstract]

    • Addison C
    • Alvaré L
  • The CGIAR virtual library bridging the gap between agricultural research and worldwide users

    • Ramos M
    • Alvaré L
    • Ferreyra C
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Head Knowledge Management

International Food Policy Research Institute

August 2000 - Present


Head of the Knowledge Management Unit at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), coordinates an interdisciplinary team that focuses on ways to connect information and knowledge management with international development research. From 2004-2010, she lead the CGIAR Virtual Library team, which won the CGIAR Science Award for Outstanding Support Team. Her work focuses on preserving, organizing, and disseminating research information necessary for international development. Since 2009 she focuses her work with academic social media and with the development of interactive data for better research communication in collaboration with research divisions. She joined IFPRI in 2000 after working for 10 years at the Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) in Cali, Colombia.


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