I did a Bs. in Mathematics with emphasis in logic, analysis and topology. Masters in Rural Development Management with orientation to Family Agriculture and Food Security. My first research projects were related to the Mayan Milpa system in the Yucatan region. Founder and director of Proyecto Kool Ja. Worked for a local NGOs; with El Hombre Sobre la Tierra (HST) implementing programmes of agriculture, microbusiness, health and education. Director of the Regional Bioslurry and Biogas Programme (RBBP) in the Yucatan Peninsula International Renewable Resources Institute, installing small-scale biodigesters in Mayan family’s backyards with the objective of converting manure into biogas and bioslurry along with other development .
As a PhD student in the University of British Columbia in the Landscapes and Livelihoods lab of J. Rhemtulla, I am exploring methods for quantifying the population and spatial distribution of smallholder farmers in Mexico to then cross that data with remote sensing products to understand the relationship they have with landscape configuration and change. You can see my publications here.