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Angela Andrade

Director, Environmental Policy, Conservation International-Colombia

Location
Colombia
Languages
English, Spanish
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Angela Andrade

Director, Environmental Policy, Conservation International-Colombia

Angela Andrade has participated in Climate Change and Biodiversity negotiations and has helped coordinate the National Adaption Program to Climate Change Adaption in Columbia.

Angela Andrade is the Director of Environmental Policy at Conservation International-Colombia and also serves as the Vice President of the Global Commission on Ecosystem Management of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) since 2008. 

During her career she has had extensive experience in planning and environmental policy, as well as ecological and social studies. She has participated in several global negotiations as a representative of the IUCN and CI due to her interest and knowledge of Climate Change Adaptation. 

Angela has been responsible for leading important initiatives associated with ecosystem-based adaptation and building resilience to face Climate Change, and has published major papers such as The Application of the Ecosystem Approach to Planning and Project Development.

Angela is an anthropologist with a specialization in Geography and Rural Studies which she received from the Andes University, and has a MSc in Rural and Ecology Landscape from the ITC, Netherlands. Prior to Conservation International, Angela worked as the Deputy Director of the Technical-Scientific DAMA, the Deputy of IGAC Geography, and the Director of Ecosystem at the Environmental Ministry. She also served as the Director of the Conservation Corridor in Choco-Manabi, as the Technical Coordinator of the Integrated National Adaptation Pilot to Climate Change (INAP), and as the IDEAM for Conservation International-Colombia.

Angela Andrade is the Director of Environmental Policy at Conservation International-Colombia and also serves as the Vice President of the Global Commission on Ecosystem Management of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) since 2008. 

During her career she has had extensive experience in planning and environmental policy, as well as ecological and social studies. She has participated in several global negotiations as a representative of the IUCN and CI due to her interest and knowledge of Climate Change Adaptation. 

Angela has been responsible for leading important initiatives associated with ecosystem-based adaptation and building resilience to face Climate Change, and has published major papers such as The Application of the Ecosystem Approach to Planning and Project Development.

Angela is an anthropologist with a specialization in Geography and Rural Studies which she received from the Andes University, and has a MSc in Rural and Ecology Landscape from the ITC, Netherlands. Prior to Conservation International, Angela worked as the Deputy Director of the Technical-Scientific DAMA, the Deputy of IGAC Geography, and the Director of Ecosystem at the Environmental Ministry. She also served as the Director of the Conservation Corridor in Choco-Manabi, as the Technical Coordinator of the Integrated National Adaptation Pilot to Climate Change (INAP), and as the IDEAM for Conservation International-Colombia.

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Adaptation, Biodiversity Policy, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Sustainable Development
Location
Colombia
Languages
English, Spanish
My Latest Blogs on Human Nature