Diego Obando Bonilla

Colombian, Forestry Engineer from the University of Tolima, conducted research in forest eco-physiology for 10 years at the National Coffee Research Center (CENICAFE), obtained a master's degree in Agricultural Sciences from the National University of Colombia - Medellin.
In 2013 joined the climate and crop modeling team of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and since 2016 supports in Honduras the implementation of actions aimed at Climate Adaptation and Food Security, mainly through projects in Climate Services, Policy design and adoption of adaptation and mitigation practices.
Through research for development and cooperation projects funded by donors such as the European Union, Japan, WFP, USAID, AECID, among others, he has supported institutional and community strengthening with the implementation of tools such as Participatory Agroclimatic Tables, Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA), Adaptation Plans, adaptation policies, vulnerability analysis, emissions monitoring, analysis of adoption of sustainable practices and agroecological practices.
He is currently part of the data science team and in the framework of CGIAR projects and initiatives such as AgriLAC, he executes coordination actions for the implementation of research in the territories, relationship with partners and communities, scientific communication and fund management.

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