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Timothy J. Krupnik

Senior Scientist and Systems Agronomist

Timothy Krupnik has worked in agricultural research for development in Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Caribbean. At CIMMYT, he leads a multi-disciplinary research team implementing a portfolio of projects focused on the principles of sustainable and ecological intensification in smallholder farming systems in South and South East Asia.

This team spans disciplines and brings together technical skills ranging from systems agronomy, remote sensing, socioeconomics, climatology, agricultural engineering, and environmental modeling and data science. The team’s research agenda is aimed at generating real-world impact by addressing key knowledge gaps and developing practical tools and supportive systems to raise farmers’ productivity and resilience in the context the region’s biophysical, economic, and sociocultural diversity.

Krupnik has published more than 65 peer-reviewed papers, discussion papers, policy briefs, chapters and books, and has led the development of numerous extension materials and data-driven decision support tools.