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Dr. Andrew Noble serves as the Deputy Director General for Research at the International Center for Agricultural Researche in the Dry Areas (ICARDA). Prior to joining ICARDA, he served as the Director of the CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE), led by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI).
Dr. Noble holds a Ph.D in Agronomy from the University of Georgia, and has held the position of Principal Research Scientist with the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Organization (CSIRO) in the Division of Land and Water; Project Leader and Principal Research Scientist with the Institute for Commercial Forestry Research; and lecturer in the Department of Crop Science, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. His research career in agriculture spans over 30 years and includes research and academic assignments in South Africa, Australia and Southeast and Central Asia.