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We are Cunaguaro

RENZO CAMILO ÁVILO ÁVILA AVILÁN (Founding member), Ecosystem Coordinator, Ecologist of the Pontificia Universidad Renzo Camilo Ávila: Javeriana, seven years of experience in the development of different studies on the biological components, identification and characterization of Orinoquia ecosystems with emphasis on highly sensitive areas, environmental information gathering and management measures based on local knowledge of the rural and indigenous communities of the region. He lives in the department of Casanare.

ERNESTO ROA VARGAS: (Founding Partner), studied Environmental Engineering at the University of La Salle, is a Coordinator of protected areas, has extensive experience as technical advisor in projects for the protection and conservation of water sources, coordination of field work, support to processes of identification of environmentally fragile areas, technical assistance in wildlife conservation projects in the region, assistants in processes of characterization of flora and fauna, design and implementation of educational programs, participatory environmental education. He currently resides in the department of Casanare.

LUCÍA CÓRDOBA PRIETO: (Partner) Coordinator of the area of society and culture. Ecologist from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Specialist in Administration and Management of Quality Management Systems of the Universidad Santo Tomas (ICONTEC agreement), 13 years of experience providing professional services to government social programs for the homeless, victims of violence and reintegration of illegal armed groups, has developed strategies to rebuild the social fabric with rural, peasant, urban, indigenous and African communities of all ages, in some regions of the country such as Nariño, Magdalena, Chocó, Meta, Vichada and Casanare.

The last 6 years she has focused her professional development on the department of Casanare, implementing and developing socio-environmental projects in Participatory Rural Diagnostics, management plans of protected areas, green products, nature tourism. She has made analyses of the dynamics of different conflicts, prevention with young people, community strengthening and participation, territorial governance and environmental pedagogy in 15 municipalities of the department.

CESAR ROJANO BALLANO: (Member) Cesar Rojano Bolaño
Director of research. Veterinarian zootechnist, Master in tropical veterinary sciences from the University of Córdoba, Colombia. He has been working in the area of medicine, management and conservation of wildlife for eight years. His role within the organization is to coordinate and manage projects related to the conservation of Colombian biodiversity. He coordinates the Colombian Great Anteater conservation project, which is led by our organization. He has published more than 10 articles in indexed journals, as well as a book and several book chapters, which address issues related to medicine, management and conservation of Colombian wildlife.

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