Armando Valdés

Armando joined the FOS Latin America team in 2015. Armando is mainly focused on programmatic work within Latin America, supporting organizations, communities, and government agencies. He’s based in Peru (Lima) where he enjoys traveling around the country and learning from the different cultures there. After his time with different regional organizations and working with local communities, Armando became interested in how to effectively bring together stakeholders to the table to develop successful conservation solutions. Armando teaches conservation and adaptive management at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima to ensure future generations of agile conservationists.

 

Languages: English, Spanish, German, and Portuguese

Interests: Alternative livelihoods, indigenous rights, capacity development strategies, traveling, finding the best culinary experience  

Education: Dr. rer. nat. Zoology and Geography – Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany

BSc Biology – Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru 

Contact Armando to learn more about his work: armando@fosonline.org