AUGUSTO CASTRO-NUÑEZ
ZERO-DEFORESTATION AGRICULTURE • PEACEBUILDING • AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND OTHER LAND USE

Climate and Land Use Scientist, Sustainable Food Systems Team, Decision and Policy Analysis Research Area

 augusto.castro@cgiar.org

 (+57) 301 702 8805

 @canuac_

“To be effective, a sustainable land use system must not only meet livelihood aspirations of people but also maintains environmental integrity within a locality.”

BIO

Augusto is a former climate negotiator and part of the team that developed the national REDD+ strategy for Peru. He currently leads the Sustainable Land Use Project funded by Germany’s International Climate Initiative which aims to develop context-specific, zero-deforestation business models that can be implemented at scale and contribute to efforts aimed at reducing forest loss and building peace in Colombia.

ABOUT US

The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) delivers research-based solutions that harness agricultural biodiversity and sustainably transform food systems to improve people’s lives. Alliance solutions address the global crises of malnutrition, climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental degradation.

The Alliance is part of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future.

CONTACT

Sean Mattson – s.mattson@cgiar.org

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