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Miguel Morales, Ph.D.

Vice President, Global Environment Facility Project Agency and Green Climate Fund Implementing Agency

Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English, Portuguese, Spanish

Miguel Morales, Ph.D.

Vice President, Global Environment Facility Project Agency and Green Climate Fund Implementing Agency

​Dr. Miguel Morales is a professional with over 27 years of experience on issues related to conservation and sustainable use of natural resources in developing countries of the Americas, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

He has worked extensively in multicultural contexts using adaptive management and rights-based approaches to design, implement, monitor and evaluate conservation and sustainable development projects, as well as building capacity for conservation practitioners, local stakeholders and decision makers.

Prior to joining Conservation International in 2006, Miguel worked for the Conservation Data Center, Fundación Moisés Bertoni, the United States Agency for International Development, and the United Nations Development Program in his native Paraguay. At Conservation International, he has worked as a protected areas management adviser, conservation strategies director and technical director for the CI-GEF Project Agency.

Miguel holds a master’s degree in conservation biology and sustainable development and a Ph.D. in environment and resources from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as a doctorate in veterinary sciences from the National University of Asunción.​​

He has worked extensively in multicultural contexts using adaptive management and rights-based approaches to design, implement, monitor and evaluate conservation and sustainable development projects, as well as building capacity for conservation practitioners, local stakeholders and decision makers.

Prior to joining Conservation International in 2006, Miguel worked for the Conservation Data Center, Fundación Moisés Bertoni, the United States Agency for International Development, and the United Nations Development Program in his native Paraguay. At Conservation International, he has worked as a protected areas management adviser, conservation strategies director and technical director for the CI-GEF Project Agency.

Miguel holds a master’s degree in conservation biology and sustainable development and a Ph.D. in environment and resources from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as a doctorate in veterinary sciences from the National University of Asunción.​​

Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English, Portuguese, Spanish