Innovation Systems Specialist
PhD in Entomological Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Vegetable technology dissemination, participatory training, agricultural development innovation
Greg Luther (USA) leads the Center's Global Technology Dissemination group. His areas of expertise include agricultural development, capacity building, technology dissemination, vegetable production technologies, sustainable agriculture and integrated pest management (IPM). He has over 20 years of experience in agricultural research and development in over 15 countries in Asia, Africa and the Pacific. He has extensive experience in participatory training methods, such as Farmer Field Schools, focusing on integrated crop management and IPM. Prior to joining the Center in 2004, he was Assistant Program Director for the IPM Collaborative Research Support Program at Virginia Tech, USA.