Professor and Researcher, IISUNAM
Since 1992 with a degree in Biology from UNAM and an MA in Social Anthropology from ENAH. PhD in Anthropology and Socio-economics of Development, at EHESS, Paris, France. Her lines of research are political ecology around the conservation of agro-diversity and food sovereignty, perceptions and impacts on transgenic corn, gender and rural development, vulnerability to climate change, culture and power around the conservation of resources natural. Has coordinated 23 research projects on socio-environmental and territorial dynamics around agro-diversity and biodiversity. She is a member of the National System of Researchers (III) and has been awarded the (PRIDE D).
Session Description: The importance of sustainable agriculture, food security, and biodiversity lies in their interconnectedness and their relevance to human well-being and environmental sustainability. By striving for a balance between production and conservation goals, we can ensure the availability of nutritious food, protect ecosystems, and contribute to the objectives outlined in the Global Biodiversity Framework, ultimately promoting a more sustainable and resilient future for both people and the planet.
Session Description: This keynote presentation explores the critical nexus between science and policy within the framework of biodiversity and sustainable development. It will examine the importance of robust scientific research as a foundation for inclusive evidence-based decision-making in biodiversity and sustainable development. Drawing on examples from IPBES assessments, the presentation will showcase how scientific knowledge can be effectively translated into actionable policies that address the complex challenges in this field. Read more