ABOUT THE WRITER
Gabriela is a communications professional with more than a decade of working experience in environment and development at national and international organizations. She has worked, among others, for the BBC World Service Trust in the UK and at WWF in Mexico. She holds a Masters Degree in Media, Communications and Development from the London School of Economics. After three years leading the communication activities for CIFOR in Latin America, she decided to spend more time with her family. Currently she is working with CIFOR as communications consultant, based in Peru.
BY THIS WRITER
Event Coverage - 27 Aug 2012Development and conservation in the Amazon: which way forward?
Aligning environmental and development policy objectives in the Amazon.
News - 10 Aug 2012REDD+ within reach in rural Brazil
Land reform settlements represent a critical starting point for REDD+ in Brazil.
News - 9 Aug 2012Shared management rights not so equal: Forest communities still tied up in state red tape
Regulatory burdens associated with co-management arrangements continue to fall on local communities.
Event Coverage - 1 Aug 2012Policymakers must consider forests before deciding on sustainable development goals
"If we just look at forests for their carbon, we are missing a whole lot."
Analysis - 30 Jul 2012Private sector “must tap into expanding sustainable markets” to protect Amazon: CIFOR expert
The private sector has the potential to play an important role shaping the development pathways in the Amazon region.
Event Coverage - 22 Jun 2012In gender issues, we need to walk the talk, say leaders and researchers in Rio+20
Leading experts expressed their frustration in Rio de Janeiro.
Event Coverage - 19 Jun 2012Cocoa producers in the Amazon want to compete globally, while protecting tropical forests
Scientists hope to turn the cocoa crop into a tool for reforestation.
News - 24 May 2012In Peruvian Amazon, timber extraction in Brazil nut forests set to rise unless better regulated
Illegal logging increased after changes to Peruvian law were implemented.