Marisa Paredes

María Isabel Paredes has a M.Sc. in Sustainable Resource Management from the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Commercial Engineer with mention in International Business from "Universidad de las Américas", Ecuador. Works as programme officer of the Latin American Network for Rural Extension Services (RELASER) and deputy researcher of the Latin American Centre for Rural Development (RIMISP). The work with RELASER involves activities of strategic planning, research, management of working groups, knowledge management, organization and facilitation of workshops and, mainly, relations with stakeholders. The activities with RIMISP involve consultancies on the field of rural advisory services.
Previously, she supported the Center for Sustainable Production and Consumption (CSCP) of the UNEP and the Wuppertal Institute, Germany in the identification and analysis of sustainable business models and strategies to promote access to finance for sustainable entrepreneurships.