Experts' profiles - Victor Castillo
Victor Castillo
Victor M. Castillo is a forest engineer (Ph.D) from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain). He started his professional career at the Department of Project and Physical Planning in the School of Forest Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Madrid as a specialist in land use planning and environmental impact assessment. He has also been a Professor at the Spanish Research Council. He has more than 20 year experience of research in land degradation and rehabilitation in semiarid environments, drylands hydrology and watershed management. Victor has leaded several research projects within the EU framework program, and conducted training activities in Latin-American in collaboration with the Spanish Agency for Development. Since 2003 he has actively been participating in the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) process as a member of Spanish delegation to CST. In November 2009 he joined the UNCCD secretariat as Programme Officer on Monitoring and Assessment at the Knowledge Management, Science and Technology Unit.
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