Bárbara is a Spaniard specialist in forestry. She holds a M.Sc. in Sustainable Management of Forest Resources from the University of Valladolid, Spain, and has engineering background. She has experience supporting research in different topics as social adaptive capacity to climate change, and forest dynamic and functioning in climate change context.
She is currently serving as Acting Manager for the “Ecosystem-based Adaptation for Smallholder Subsistence and Coffee Farming Communities in Central America-CASCADE” project. Her current research interests are on adaptive management, resilience of natural systems dealing with global changes (both temperate and tropical systems), and climate-related vulnerability.