Pilar Valbuena Perez

Knowledge Management and Communication International Consultant - Forestry Engineer

Environmental professional with more than 14 years of experience in several fields (research, education, climate change and engineering). Formed as a Forestry engineer, her professional experience in the last eight years has focused on the field of International Cooperation as responsible for Knowledge Management and Communications for the International Area of the Cesefor Foundation (www.cesefor.com). She currently works as an International Forest communication consultant for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in the MENA region in the context of the Collaborative Partnership for the Mediterranean Forests, supporting forest administrations on reinforcement of capacities about communication.

A skilled photographer, Pilar has many photographs published in Mediterranean Forests technical documents (for example, the «State of Mediterranean Forest 2013» by FAO) and she has been the main photographer of the last Forest Mediterranean Weeks.

In addition to her professional activity she is working on her PhD in governance and landscape level approaches and collaboration with the Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Gestión Forestal Sostenible (IUGFS) (http://sostenible2.palencia.uva.es).

Very active in social networks.

- Twitter (@soyforestal, @FCNMedNE, @MedModelForest, @MedForestWeek)
- Instagram (@pi.valbuena, @FCNMedNE)
- flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/pivalpe/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/124032348@N07/ and https://www.flickr.com/photos/131961030@N06) accounts
- Her professional account in linkedIn is https://es.linkedin.com/pub/pilar-valbuena-perez/30/98/a66

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

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Transnational climate impacts

Climate change – and adaptation to it – will occur in a globalized, hyper-connected world. 
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Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation

Exploring the co-benefits of adaptation and mitigation.
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52de5bd574421urban-adaptation - climate adaptation.

Cities and climate change

Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.
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52dfc4e74363ctransforming-governacne 1 - climate adaptation.

Governance, institutions and policy

Advancing new insights into good governance for sustainable development in the face of social and ecological change.
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Forests and Climate Change

Exploring the role of forests for the adaptation of people to climate change.
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Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

Training modules on climate analysis, vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.
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