Our Team

Ronnie de Camino

Chilean forestry engineer and economist. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Freiburg, Germany.

He heads the Territorial Forest Management Chair at CATIE while presiding over the Ibero-American Model Forest Network, and he is a member of CATIE’s graduate faculty.

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Fernando Carrera

Peruvian Forestry Engineer with a Masters in Silviculture and Natural Tropical Forest Management from CATIE.

He is the manager of the Ibero-American Model Forest Network and is on the graduate faculty at CATIE. He has extensive experience in natural forest management, community forestry processes and forest governance.

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Róger Villalobos

Costa Rican Agricultural Engineer with a master's degree in Integrated Natural Resource Management with an emphasis on Natural Forest Management from CATIE.

He is a member of the graduate faculty of CATIE. He has extensive experience in projects for rural development, management of non-timber products and forest governance.

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Josique Lorenzo

Canadian anthropologist, with a Masters in Development, Innovation and Change from the University of Bologna, Italy and FLACSO in Argentina.

She is responsible for the communications of the Ibero-American Model Forest Network.

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Jean Pierre Morales

Costa Rican economist with a Masters in Environmental Socioeconomics from CATIE.

He supports research and technical assistance in economic, financial, political and governance aspects for the forest sector.

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Leonel Coto

Research Assistant with extensive experience in the assembly, measurement and monitoring of field devices for research in tree genetic enhancement, silviculture and analysis of timber and non-timber species.

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