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Independent experts nominated by country party

Walter Raúl Zúñiga Castillo

First name
Walter Raúl
Last name
Zúñiga Castillo
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
UN languages spoken


Job function
Researcher and Professor
Faculty of Science
Telephone number
52 61 744560
Work experience
- Professor and researcher at the masteral level in the subject: Management of Arid Zones Ecosystems. Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC)._x000D_
- Coordinator and liaison between the Faculty of Science and UABC_x000D_
- Participant in the elaboration of document: Action Plan to Combat Desertification. PACD-Mexico, 1993._x000D_
- Lecturer at 6 conferences:_x000D_
a) The Desertification in Peru. Lima, Peru, 1997_x000D_
b) The CNUMAD Conference - The Background and the Achievements. University of Morelos, Mexico, 1992_x000D_
- Professor in Photointerpretation and Cartography at the mastereal level in UABC. 1995-1998 and Basin Ecosystems at the Faculty of Sciences, UABC, 1995.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B. Sc. in Civil Engineering, National University oof Engineering (INI), Lima, Peru, 1971_x000D_
M. Sc. in Management of Arid Zones Ecosystems, Faculty of Science, Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC), Ersanada Unit, Mexico 1993
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Environmental ordainment in Hydrographical Hollow places of Northwest Baja California. IV National Reunion of Geomorphology, October 23, 24 and 25, 1996. Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico._x000D_
2. The San Pedro Martir National Park, Principal Ecosystem of Santo Domingo hollow place. First National Congress over National Parks and Protected Natural Areas, Tlaxcala, September 1993._x000D_
3. A Protected Area Management in Frontier Coastal Zone. First Reunion of Universities at Southern United States and North Mexico. 22-24 April 1993, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico._x000D_
4. Toward an Integral Management of Hollow Places in Arid Zones at the Northwest of Mexico. First National Reunion of Management and Conservation of Soil and Water. 12-15 August 1992. Unit of Congresses at the Postgraduate College, Montecillo, Mexico State._x000D_
5. Agriculture using og Plaguecides in the Valley od Maneadero and San Quintin. First National Forum over Agrochemicals and their effects on the Health and the Environm
Other activities
- Acknowledgement for Educational Merit to best notes in 1996 promotion as student in Masteral Studies at the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC), Mexico, 1996.
Organisation name
Universidad Autonoma de Baja California
Organisation street address
Km 103 Carr. Tijuana-Ensenada_x000D_
P.O. Box 1880, Ensenada, CP 22830
Organisation city
Baja California
Organisation country