Dr. Marta Guadalupe Rivera-Ferre, Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) member

Dr. Rivera-Ferre is the Chair on Agroecology and Food Systems and Director at the University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia.

Her research focuses on the interactions between agriculture, food, society and the environment, with emphasis on adaptation to climate change and food security. She has particular interest in alternative agri-food systems and more recently, in the analysis of gender and commons theories as to be adopted in agri-food research.

She has led projects analysing the food system from the perspective of food sovereignty, studying the existing relationship among production, trade, and the impacts in the rural population, looking at quantitative and qualitative indicators to measure the level of food security at different spatial scales.