Talks covered by this speaker
Criminal dynamics and exploitation of communities in Chiapas and Chihuahua, Mexico
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About this Speaker
An ecologist. Since 1987 she has focused on the diagnosis and integrated management of natural resources.
She has been an advisor to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN-HABITAT, ECLAC, UNEP. IADB, WBG, CAF. Since 2000 she has led and taken part in different research projects on public policy, vulnerability and risk management in Latin America and the Caribbean.
She is the author of numerous articles and books. She is a member of the Mexican network of environmental justice.
She worked for more than 30 years in several regions affected by organized crime. She learned about the impacts from corruption and organized crime on indigenous communities in Mexico and in Bolivia, Paraguay and Central America.