Danilo Ignacio de Urzedo

Danilo Ignacio de Urzedo

PhD candidate
University of Sydney
Danilo Ignacio de Urzedo completed a Master of Science in Forestry from University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) with research time at the North Carolina State University (US), and a Bachelor's degree in Forestry Engineering from Federal University of Sao Carlos (Brazil). He has work background in non-governmental organizations, supporting rural and indigenous communities to promote economic alternatives integrated with forest conservation in the Brazilian Amazon. Currently, he is PhD candidate at the University of Sydney – School of Geoscience (Australia). His research focuses on interface between social and environmental dimensions of community forestry and ecological restoration.

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Soybean farms surrounded the Wawi Indigenous Territory in the Southeast Amazon. Rogério Assis/ Instituto Socioambiental, Author provided
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