On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
Dr. Julio A. Berdegué
Dr. Julio A. Berdegué, a Mexican national, is Principal Researcher at Rimisp (Latin American Center for Rural Development), Santiago, Chile. He holds a Ph.D. in Social Science from Wageningen University, The Netherlands. At Rimisp he coordinates the Collaborative Program on Rural Territorial Dynamics, a research-based policy advice and capacity-development program for rural economic growth, social inclusion and environmental sustainability in eleven Latin American countries.