26 June 2019

Learning about the Role of Subnational Governments in Reducing Deforestation

Available on

About this episode

  Language: Spanish   Duration: 16mins 06secs

This episode of the Nature for Development podcast recorded during the regional meeting of the Governors Climate and Forest Task Force features an interview with Rafael Robles de Benito, Climate Change Director of the State of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Rafael speaks of the role and importance of subnational government for addressing deforestation and promoting low-carbon sustainable development in tropical countries.

About our guest

Rafael Robles de Benito is the Climate Change Director of the State of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Rafael advocates for a stronger role of subnational governments in addressing deforestation and promoting low-carbon sustainable development in tropical countries.

Latest episodes

27 May 2022

Learn how Alex Villca Limaco, Defender of Indigenous Rights and Nature at the National Coordinator for the Defense of Native Indigenous Territories and Protected Areas (CONTIOCAP), has advocated for land rights and environmental protection in the indigenous territories of Bolivia on the world stage.

View episode
1 October 2021

We spoke with Heylin Reyes, coordinator of women empowerment projects at the Association of Indigenous Women of the Cabécar Kábata Könana Territory in Costa Rica. Her association brings together Indigenous women to promote the use of traditional knowledge and practices for food security and medicinal purposes, enhance women leadership and indigenous rights, and protect the surrounding forest.

View episode
29 June 2021

We sat down with Pablo Mis, Program Director of the Maya Leaders Alliance, to learn how the Maya peoples are promoting Indigenous grassroots development through legal land right protections and other forms of advocacy in Southern Belize.

View episode
27 May 2021

We sat down with Ravi Corea, founder of the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society, to learn how to strategically mediate the ongoing conflicts between humans and elephants and promote sustainable livelihoods, protect wildlife, and achieve a harmonious coexistence.

View episode
Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments