AMA Innovation Lab Principal Investigator
Precision Agriculture for Development, Kenya
Carolina Corral holds a M.Sc. in Economics from Université de Montréal and has more than 10 years of experience in applied economic research and managing large projects in Latin America and Africa for Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), and Qué Funciona para el Desarrollo (QFD).
Corral has co-authored many research papers as part of a three-year agricultural project financed by FAO, USAID, and World Bank that investigates the impact of financial and knowledge barriers faced by smallholder maize farmers in Mexico on their technology adoption decisions. Corral is the Country Director of Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD) Kenya, a non-profit organization with a mission to support smallholder farmers in developing countries by providing personalized agricultural advice through their mobile phones.