Tag: Bolivia

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Cristhian Gutierrez Patzi, Bolivia

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Cristhian finished a six-month fellowship in the fall of 2012. He studied marketing strategies of small forestry businesses and family forestland owners. From his research he developed a general marketing plan that can be implemented by small forestry companies and one that he hopes will help communites in Bolivia sell their wood products. Cristhain is a Project Officer for the Canadian-based company Co2Impact in LaPaz, Bolivia. His Fellowship was sponsored by the International Tropical Timber Organization.

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Miguel Sanchez Fajardo, Bolivia

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Mr. Miguel Sanchez Fajardo is from La Paz, Bolivia. Miguel is an agronomist by training and has worked at the National Institute of Agrarian Reform and as a teacher at the Public University of EI Alto UPEA. He is interested in learning about best practices in forest nursery operations. He plans to take a close look at seed management in particular and optimal growing conditions for nursery stock. He will be at WFI for six months, from April – Sept. 2015.