Eduardo Mansur

Director of the Office of Climate Change at the Biodiversity and Environment (OCB), Officer in Charge of Land and Water Division (NSL) at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO

Eduardo Mansur started his career in 1981 as a Researcher (Silviculture) in a collaborative programme of the Federal University of Paraná and the Eduardo Mondlane University of Mozambique and led the Natural Resources Division of the Environment Institute of Paraná State, Brazil. Thereafter, he joined FAO as Project Officer in Mozambique and Ecuador; then as Chief Technical Adviser at the FAO Representation in Mozambique; as Policy Officer (Forestry; 2002-2007) in FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy; as Senior Forestry Officer at Regional Office for Africa in Accra, Ghana (2007-2008); as Director of the Forest Assessment, Management and Conservation Division (2012-2016); as Director, Land and Water Division (NSL; 2016-2020).

He also worked as Regional Forest Conservation Officer for South America with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN; 1995-1996) and as Assistant Director at the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) in Japan (2008-2012).

Eduardo is a national of Brazil, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry from the Faculty of Agriculture of the Federal University of Paraná, Brazil (1980) and an M.Sc in Social Economics of Forests from the University of Helsinki, Finland (1991).

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