Roberto López Irala
Roberto is an Agricultural Engineer from the National University of Asunción, the oldest and most prestigious in Paraguay. He is pursuing a master’s degree in environmental management at San Carlos University. He specializes in University Teaching and has served as Professor at the Catholic University Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, Universidad San Carlos, and Universidad Nacional de Asunción, in the area of Ecology, Botany, Climate Change, Extensive Crops and Tutor of Degree Thesis.
Roberto is an Independent Consultant, with more than 20 years of professional experience, working for International Cooperation Organizations such as UNDP, UNEP, FAO, WORLD BANK, CAF, JGREEN, JIRCAS, for the development of Programs, Projects and Specific Consultancies. His main areas of expertise include social & environmental safeguards & standards (Cancun, UNDP, UNEP, GCF/IFC), Safeguard Information Systems, climate change mitigation & adaptation, and country support on REDD+.
He has provided services for public organizations such as the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development, the National Forest Institute, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock. He holds wide experience working with financial entities, multinational companies, and regional companies related to agribusiness. Roberto owns a consulting company that provides Advisory services on Regulatory Affairs.