Andrew Noble

Andrew Noble

Title: Senior Research Fellow

Centre: Asia

    Andrew Noble is a Senior Research Fellow at SEI in Asia. He joined SEI in September 2017.

    Prior to taking up the position of Senior Research Fellow at SEI, Andrew was the Deputy Director General Research, at the International Centre for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) based in Amman, Jordan.

    He has held a number of position during his career that have included Director to the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE); Senior Research Fellow with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI); Research Programme Manager for the Land and Water Resources program in the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR); and Regional Director for IWMI in Southeast and Central Asia.

    He has held the positions of Principal Research Scientist with the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Organization (CSIRO) in the Division of Land and Water; Project Leader and Principal Research Scientist with the Institute for Commercial Forestry Research; and lecturer in the department of Crop Science, University of KwaZulu Natal South Africa.

    His research career in agriculture spans over 40 years and includes research and academic assignments in South Africa, Australia and Southeast and Central Asia. Andrew holds a PhD in Agronomy from the University of Georgia, USA and his research career has largely focused on the rehabilitation of degraded production systems.