Pablo has an interdisciplinary background. He holds a B.Sc. in Sociology, a M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics and a Ph.D. in Geography from the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University, MA, USA. His main research areas include human dimensions of global environmental change, the implications of trade and investment for forests and people, land and forests governance, regional development and land-use change, and institutions for forest resources management. He joined CIFOR in 2005 to work in Latin America. He moved to CIFOR headquarters in 2009, and currently is conducting global research on the implications of trade and investment trends on forests, people's livelihoods and economic development, and the emerging state and non-state responses towards building multi-scale governance options and architectures to manage their social, economic and environmental impacts. Before working with CIFOR he worked at the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).
Senior Scientist, Forests and Governance Programme
Globalised trade and investment
Key areas of expertise
Geography, agricultural economics, forest governance
Human dimensions of global environmental change, Trajectories of landscape and economic change, Trends and impacts of global trade and investment, Multi-scale and multi-actor forest governance
Spanish, English, Portuguese
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