Date of Birth

02 of October of 1979 in Honduras


  • 2014 PhD candidate in Agricultural Economics, University of Göttingen, Germany
  • 2004-2005 M.Sc. Environmental Socioeconomics. CATIE, Costa Rica
    Thesis: Economic Optimization Model for the analysis and simulation of technological innovation in Double Purposes Cattle Production Systems on the Northeast region of Honduras
  • 1997- 2000 B.Sc. Agricultural Economics, Pan American School of Agriculture, Zamorano, Honduras
    Thesis ?Business Assessment of an Association of Credit and Savings, and Evaluation of the Impact of Microcredit in their clients?

Work experience

  • 2013 Inter-American Development Bank (BID) - Nordic Development Fund (NDF). Position: BID: Assistant - Country Representative; NDF: Climate Change Long-Term Consultant, management, implementation and oversight of projects about climate change, gender, and indigenous populations and Afro Hondurans
  • 2010 - 2012 USAID, TNC, FAO, SNV, OXFAM, BCIE CATIE and Zamorano. Position: Consultant and researcher
  • 2007 - 2009: USAID/ Honduras - International Resources Group (IRG). Position: Environmental socioeconomic specialist
  • 2004 - 2006: Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE). Position: Project manager ? researcher assistant - professor assistant
  • 2001 - 2003: Committee for the Protection and Development of Flora and Fauna in the Fonseca Gulf, Honduras (CODDEFFAGOLF). Position: Projects coordinator

Research interests

  • Climate change (adaptation and mitigation)
  • Environmental economics
  • Behavioral economics
  • Experimental economics

  • Languages

    • Spanish
    • English
    • German (basic)


    • Writer
    • Novelist
    • Films
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