Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group
Marcela Pino, Master's Candidate, Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources
- B.A. in Spanish Philology, Universidad de Costa Rica (1986)
Food security in coffee growing regions of Latin America.
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Marcela began a Masters program in the Rubenstein School of Natural Resources in 2009. She is jointly advised by Dr. Ernesto Méndez and Dr. Jon Erickson. Her current research centers on the effects of agrobiodiversity and livelihoods diversification of coffee producers on food security. She is also collaborating on an ongoing revision of monitoring and evaluation techniques to implement effective programs in coffee-producing communities.
In 2010, Marcela co-founded Food 4 Farmers with Janice Nadworny and Rick Peyser, to help coffee producers realize a better quality of life for their families and communities through community-appropriate and lasting food security.
- Janica Anderzen (PhD)
- Dana Christel (MS)
- Angel Cruz (PhD, North Carolina State University)
- Andrew Gerlicz (MS)
- Bennett Lafond (MS)
- Rachel Schattman (PhD)
- Alisha Utter (PhD)
- Maria Rosa Yumbla (PhD)