Diego Navarrete

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University of Exeter

PhD Geography


Universidad Nacional de Colombia

MSc Amazonian Studies


Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

BSc Biology


Professional/research experience

May 1 2011 - April 30 2013:

Carbon Decisions International

Carbon inventories expert in REDD+ projects: i) Reducing emissions from avoided deforestation in the Multiple Use Zone of the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Guatemala; ii) Baseline of emissions due to deforestation in San Martín region, Peru; iii) Baseline of emissions due to deforestation in Cusco region, Peru; iv) Emissions reference level in Ecuador; v) MRV system for REDD+ in Peru.

September 1 2009 - September 30 2011:

Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM)

Estimation of carbon content in aboveground biomass and coarse woody debris (dead wood) of natural forests in Colombia and the development of protocols for the national and subnational estimates of biomass-carbon to support REDD+ projects in Colombia.

February 1 2007 - October 31 2009:

Fundacion Puerto Rastrojo

Researcher in forest dynamics and ecological zoning process for environmental management in Colombia.