Daniela Maestre

Research Assistant

I am a Research Assistant at SEI Latin America. My current work focuses on supporting the center’s research on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). My areas of interest include alternatives to development, political ecology, community-based conservation, just transitions, and sustainability.


A combined cognitive and spatial model to map and understand climate-induced migration

What is the relationship between climate change impacts and migration? The SEI team analyzes this connection developing a spatial multi-criteria model that establish people’s motivations to migrate, including climate change factors.

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Using SDG Synergies to help university students to better understand systems thinking

This SDG Synergies case study involves a series of five workshops at EAFIT University, Medellín, where SDG Synergies helped students to identify interactions between topics that they had previously thought were unrelated.

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Using SDG Synergies to build capacity in Mongolia

This SDG Synergies Tool case study used SDG Synergies to help build capacity in the Mongolian government for more integrated policymaking.

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Using SDG Synergies in the Mapping Interactions between SDG Targets project in Sri Lanka

This SDG Synergies Tool case study focuses on a two-day workshop that discussed and scored interactions between SDG Targets in Sri Lanka.

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Using SDG Synergies to explore how environmental targets interact with other Sustainable Development Goals at EU level

This SDG Synergies Tool case study was carried out to identify and characterize critical interactions among the SDG targets that could be particularly relevant to environmental policy-makers in the European Union.

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Using SDG Synergies to prioritize development strategies in Colombia

This SDG Synergies case study focuses on two workshops that explored which environmental themed Sustainable Development Goals should be prioritised in development strategies.

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Daniela is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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SEI Urban Toolbox for Liveable Cities

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Cities and climate change

Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.
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