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Paula Bramel is a Scientific Advisor for the Global Crop Diversity Trust (GCDT). She has been working for the Crop Trust since 2012 in various roles. Prior to this, she was deputy director general for research at the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Nigeria. She was also tenured associate professor of agronomy at Kansas State University as a sorghum breeder and head of the Genebank and principal scientist Genetic Resources at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics in India. Paula holds a MSc and PhD in plant breeding from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.