Luz Marina Alvare Information Systems

Head Knowledge Management

International Food Policy Research Institute

Discipline
Social Sciences

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About

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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Publications

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

    Addison C, Alvaré L

    Agricultural Information Worldwide

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  • Aprendiendo a Nadar: Cómo el IFPRI utiliza múltiples canales de la Web para comunicar resultados de investigación [Resumen]

    Addison C, Alvaré L

    Agricultural Information Worldwide (2010)

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  • Reproduction and social organization in Peropteryx kappleri (Chiroptera, Emballonuridae) in Colombia

    Giral G, Alberico M, Alvare L

    Bonner Zoologische Beitraege (1991)

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  • The CGIAR virtual library: harnessing new technologies for scholarly access to agricultural information

    Ramos M, Alvare L, Shelton P, Soeripto S

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  • Enhancing Access to Global Agricultural Research Information: The CGIAR Virtual Library Project

    Alvare L, Shelton P, Ramos M, Ferreyra C, Walczak N

    Quarterly bulletin of the International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists (2007)

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  • The CGIAR Virtual Library: A Vital Tool to Enhance Access to Agricultural Research

    Ramos M, Alvare L, Shelton P, Besemer H

    Journal of Agricultural & Food Information (2009)

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Professional experience

Head Knowledge Management

International Food Policy Research Institute

August 2000 - Present