Guillermo Placci

Guillermo joined Foundations of Success Latin America and the Caribbean Team in 2005. He is based in Rio Cuarto, Argentina where he enjoys producing and processing food from his own vegetable garden, orchard, and hens. Before joining FOS Guillermo did research in subtropical forest ecology and then managed WWF tri-national conservation program in the Atlantic Forest of Argentina, Brasil, and Paraguay. This experience made him aware of the complexity of conservation projects and the need for better practices and simple tools that allow bridging the gap between science and conservation. He is passionate about applying the principles of adaptive management and bringing people with different expertise together to seek for solutions under complex situations.

 

Languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese

Interests: Biodiversity conservation, natural resource management, participatory processes, learning networks, teaching, diversified organic food production, family

Education: PhD Natural Sciences – Forest Ecology – Universidad Nacional de La Plata

BSc Biology – Ecology – Universidad Nacional de La Plata

General Agronomist – Escuela de Agronomía de Rio Cuarto

Contact Guillermo to learn more about his work: guillermo@fosonline.org

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