Biometrician and Board Secretary
BSc and MSc in Statistics, University of the Philippines at Los Baños
Dolores Ledesma (Philippines) is the Biometrician and Board Secretary of the Center. She has extensive experience in experimental design and data analysis. She provides biometrical services (designing experiments, data analysis, etc.) to scientists and research staff to ensure the quality of the Center’s scientific outputs. She ensures the quality of scientific manuscripts through comprehensive statistical review of reports, publications and proposals. She has conducted in-country statistical training in Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, Hanoi, Solomon Islands, Tanzania, and Laos. She worked at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in Los Baños and Cambodia before joining AVRDC. Concurrently, she also serves as Secretary to the AVRDC Board of Directors.