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Expert NameMr. Gonzalo Chapela y Mendoza
TitleAdviser and Cosultant
DivisionDist. Fed. Dept Natural Resources Commission
InstitutionSecretaría Medio Ambiente Recursos Naturales y Pesca
CityMexico DF
Telephone52 5 8491306
Work Experience- General Director of Restoration and Conservation of Soils at Mexican Federal Government. Environment, Natural Resources and Fishing Secretariat (SEMARNAP), 1995-1997. - Professor and researcher at Central Occident University Regional Center, Autonomous University of Chapingo (UACH), 1981 to date. - Collaborator at Fundamental Education Regional Center for Latin America, in the project "Rural Development OEA-86", 1985-1987. - Professor at the universities of Chiapas and Michoacan States - Basic Organization Adviser, 1991 to date (Common Union, Peasants Organizations, etc.)
QualificationsB. Sc. in Agricultural Engineering, Autonomous University of Chapingo (UACH), 1972 M. Sc. in Rural Management at the Metropolitan Autonomous University (UAM), 1986 Ph. D. Candidate in Anthropology at the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM)
Number of Publications22
Awards- Society for Range Management (president since 1997 to date) - Member of Research and Advisory for Development, A.C. (president from 1988-1995) - Member of Invertion for Sustainable, A.C. (president since 1993 to date)
Other Activities- Adviser at the Environment, Natural Resources and Fishing Secretariat, 1995 - Adviser at Deputies Chamber. LV Legislature, 1992 - Adviser at the Interamerican Foundation, 1985-1995 - Adviser at the Ecology National Insitute, 1993-1994 - Adviser of the Chiapas Development Districts - SAGAR, 1978-1981
Publications1. G. Chapela, D. Barkin. Monarchs and Peasants: Strategy for Sustainable Development in western of Michoacan. Ecology and Development Center. 1995. Spanish. Mexico (book) 2. G. Chapela. Utilization of Forest Resources at Sierra Purepecha. Metropolitan Autonomous Univestiy - Xochimilco, 1995 (book) 3. G. Chapela. Survival strategies in Tarasca Tableland Communities. Chapingo Regional Center , Autonomous Chapingo University, 1986 (book) 4. G. Chapela. Methodological propositions for Study of Agricultural Production Process. Southeast Ecological Researchers Center. Documents. No. 5, 1979 (book).
DisciplineSoil Science
Last updated15/01/2007 15:10:00

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