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Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye

Crop Modeler/GIS

Kindie Tesfaye is a Senior Scientist based in Ethiopia. He has over 15 years of experience in executing and managing climate, crop modeling and GIS related projects for agricultural research and development in developing countries.

During his time at CIMMYT, he has developed a system of data acquisition and quality control for climate, crop modeling and geospatial analysis. He has applied crop modeling and geospatial analysis tools for foresight and targeting of climate smart technologies and climate change studies across different scales. In collaboration with partners, he has also developed a digital agro-climate advisory system that provides decision support to smallholder farmers.