Iván Azurdia Bravo, M.E., MSc, Ph.D.
Dr. Azurdia has over 25 years of experience in rural development with emphasis on renewable energy Technologies such as small and medium size hydroelectricity, solar PV, solar thermal, wind, geothermal schemes, improved biomass utilization, biogas and energy efficiency.
His main focus is the appropriate use of indigenous natural resources to create local employment opportunities. Dr. Azurdia is a social entrepreneur and has participated in global forums as representative of civil society from the Rio 92 World Summit to Rio+10 in Johannesburg. He has experience in international negotiations within the UNFCCC as representative of civil society’s mayor groups.
Dr. Azurdia is a member of the Academy of Sciences and has undertaken research on adaptative resilience & technological syncretism based on Maya Traditional knowledge and renewable energy technology.
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