Carolina has started her PhD in February 2022 at Wageningen University and Research, within the Farming Systems Ecology and Wildlife Ecology and Conservation groups. Her research project focuses on sustainable beef production systems in Uruguay integrating the economic and ecological perspectives.
Carolina graduated from the University of the Republic of Uruguay, with a BSc in Economics. She has a postgraduate degree in Economics and Law of Climate Change from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences.
She worked as an Advisor in Natural Resource Economics and Climate Change in the Office of Agricultural Planning and Policy of the Ministry of Agriculture of Uruguay. She participated in the elaboration of the National Adaptation Plan for Agriculture, as well as in international climate change negotiations related to agriculture under the UNFCCC. She also worked at the United Nations Development Program on the management of environment projects.
Expertise: Agricultural Policy, Climate change, Bioeconomy, Cost-Benefit Analysis