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Mr. Héctor Tuy


Research associate

at Universidad Rafael Landivar (Scientific / Technical)


About my work

Guatemalan-Kaqchikel - Former director of the Institute of Research and Outreach on the Natural Environment and Society (IARNA) / Universidad Rafael Landívar (URL). More than twenty years of experience in working with government agencies, NGO, and local communities in design, execution and evaluation of complex projects linking the environment to development. Currently, undertaking teaching and research at IARNA/URL. In recent years, actively providing technical assistance to USAID-Guatemala projects, to the World Bank’s Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES), to the UNEP global environmental assessment process (GEO-5 and GEO-6) and others. Among other things, editor and collaborator of the Environmental Data Compendium of Guatemala (Statistics National Institute) and the Environmental Profile of Guatemala (IARNA/URL). Member of the Indigenous Organism for Development Planning (NALEB’).

Areas of expertise

Sectors of activity

Agricultural and Fishery, Environmental Services, Water, Education, Forestry, Waste, incl. Chemicals, Energy, Food & Beverage, Scientific Research, Development and Innovation


Latin America / Caribbean