Maria Guadalupe Montiel
R&D and Technical Lead
Guadalupe is an Agronomist who has been working for 17 years in research and development focused on the genetic improvement of autogamous and allogamous species. She has 10 years of experience in rice farming and seed production. In Argentina she worked as the breeder and technical director of a Rice Program, improving varieties with high yield potential and quality according to export markets. Currently she is doing a PhD in Rice Breeding at Louisiana State University (USA) and hermain project is about genomic selection and prediction modeling. Presently, she is collaborating with Warc as the R&D and Technical Lead for Sierra Leone and Ghana, helping in the development of the annual farming plan and development of adapted cultivars (soybean rice and maize).