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Warwick Easdown

Regional Director

South Asia/Central Asia

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PhD, University of Illinois, USA

Research interests

Agronomy and rural internet applications


Warwick Easdown (Australia) is the Director of AVRDC South Asia in Hyderabad, India and responsible for developing regional partnerships and projects. His areas of expertise include communications, agronomy and rural internet applications. He has more than 30 years of experience in extension, administration, teaching and research. He joined AVRDC headquarters in 2006 as Head of Communications from a similar position at the World Agroforestry Center in Kenya. Prior to this he ran extension training and research at the University of Queensland and worked in extension agronomy in subtropical Australia. In addition to his doctorate, he also holds degrees from Australia and South Africa.