Maria Boa Alvarado is passionate about transitions towards climate-resilient and sustainable food systems.
Before joining Cornell, Maria worked as a Scaling Coordinator for CIMMYT’s Sustainable Agrifood Systems (SAS) program. She researched and facilitated participatory processes in Latin America, Africa, and South Asia. In addition, she also was a visiting researcher for the Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security Program (CCAFS).
Currently, Boa is a member of the board of the Agriculture and Rural Development working group of the Scaling Up Community of Practice.