Dr. RICARDO JAVIER DOMINGUEZ LLOSA
Position: Chief Technical Advisor Climate Finance Portfolio
University/Institute/Company: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Professional background includes over 30 years of experience in environment and sustainable development , Protected Areas,Reserves of Biosphere,Indigenous groups: (San, Ovadembas, Ovahimbas, Pulards, Cuna Yala Indians, Black Indians,Damaras, Topnaar) ,Appropiate technologies and energy, as a manager, advisor and researcher in several international organizations with operations in Pacific,Africa (Sahel-Central Africa and Southern Africa), Latin America, the Caribbean , including teaching exposure in natural resource economics.
Passionate advocate of the efficient and cost-effective management of energy, the environment and natural resources for sustainable development and inclusive green growth in developing countries.
Key areas of expertise include climate change (mitigation, adaptation, finance readiness, technology transfer, enabling activities, policy and strategies) and sustainable development (inclusive growth, human development), including the protection of biodiversity and ecosystems (integrated water resource management, sustainable land management, waste management, forests),energy (access to energy, energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable transport, extractive industries). Strong interest in green, low-emission, climate resilient development strategies and technologies, and their potential to catalyze transformational impacts in Pacific,Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa.
Specialties: Energy and environment for sustainable growth; Biodiversity conservation and protection of ecosystems; Low-emission climate resilient development strategies for adaptation and mitigation purposes, Indigenous communities, GEF,GCF,AF,EU,MaB program expert…
Disciplines: Agricultural Science, Anthropology, Biology, Geoscience, History
- Agricultural Science: Food Science, Forestry, Irrigation and Water Management, Plant Protection and Animal Health
- Anthropology: Archaeology, Historical Anthropology
- Biology: Botany, Marine Biology, Paleobiology, Zoology
- Geoscience: Biogeography, Cartography, Climatology, Geoinformatics (GIS)
- History: Cultural History, History of Geography, History of History, History of Science