Raffaele Vignola

Adjunct Professor


Raffaele Vignola has a PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) and is the Director of the Latin American Chair of Environmental Decisions for Global Change (CLADA) at CATIE. He is leading the design and implementation of research and action-research projects in Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama, Guatemala focusing on the planning and implementation of land use based adaptation responses to soil and water stresses caused by climate change and societal development paths. He has published research articles and books chapters drawing from an experience of more than ten years in applied research on the human dimension of land use based responses to climate change in Latin America (for more information on The Latin American Chair of Environmental Decisions click here).