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Independent experts nominated by country party

Fernando Squella

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Last name
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Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Agricultural Sciences
Plant Science
UN languages spoken


Job function
Range Management
Telephone number
56 2 5417223
Work experience
1976-1978: UNDP project RLA/74/018: Pasture improvement and desertification under mediterranean arid conditions._x000D_
1978-1980: Research in range management._x000D_
1980-1989: INIA Research Projects in range management, pasture ecology and agroforestry._x000D_
1989-1992: Research in pasture/animal interaction ecology._x000D_
1992. Up to date: INIA Research Projects in Range management, Pasture ecology and Agroforestry.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Agronomist, Agronomy, Catolica de Valparaíso, Chile, 1973._x000D_
M.S. Range Management, California (Davis), 1980._x000D_
Ph.D. Plant Science, Adelaide (S. Australia), 1992.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Bonilla, S.; Squella, F. y Meneses, R. 1993. Eds. Actualización del estudio de caso de desertificación realizada en 1977 en la Región Coquimbo. INIA-UNESCO. Santiago, Chile. 176 p._x000D_
2. Squella, F. 1986. Forage and fuel production from salt affected waste land in Chile. Reclamation and Revegetation Research. Vol. 5(1-3) 41-48._x000D_
3. Squella, F. y SOTO, G. 1993. Desarrollo de sistemas agroforestales in la zona de tendencia desértica y mediterránea árida y semiárida de Chile. Proyecto FAO/Holanda. Serie Doc. Téc. N°5. La Serena, Chile, 83 p._x000D_
4. Meneses, R. y Squella, F. 1966. Los Arbustos forrajeros. En. I. Ruiz (ed.). Praderas para Chile (INIA). 2da. Edición. Cap. 7. p.:149-170._x000D_
5. Ovalle, C. y Squella, F. 111996. Terrenos de pastoreo con pastizales anuales en el área de influencia climática mediterránea. En. Praderas para Chile. 2da. Edición. Cap. 23. p.: 429-466.
Other activities
1. Professor of Ecology and Natural Resources at the "Universidad Las Américas" and Pasture Production at the "Universidad Iberoamericana" and "Del Mar"._x000D_
2. INIA-Representative of National plan against the desertification process._x000D_
3. Chairman-member of Editorial Committee, "Agricultura Técnica (Chile)"._x000D_
4. Member of the Chilean Society of Agronomy._x000D_
5. Member of the Australian Society of Agronomy.
Organisation name
Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias
Organisation street address
Centro Reg. de Investigacion la Platina _x000D_
Santa Rosa 11610, Casilla 439/3
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