Paula Rodríguez Silveira
For over ten years, Paula Rodríguez Silveira has worked and researched issues related to nature conservation and rural development. Her concerns include benefits distribution of public policies, as well as the design and implementation of participatory strategies that ensure the inclusion of key actors in the design and implementation of nature conservation and rural development policies.
She has experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating projects and policies for rural development and nature conservation in Uruguay, in co-production and consultation processes with local actors, in small-scale family and agricultural production, and in environmental and social safeguards.
Paula holds a degree in Sociology (UdelaR, Uruguay), a master’s degree in Rural Education and Extension (UdelaR, Uruguay), and is currently developing her doctoral thesis (PhD in Social Sciences, UNGS, Argentina). She also works in the Environmental Impact Assessment Area of the Ministry of Environment in Uruguay and is a teacher in the Family Agricultural Production Technical Program in the same country.