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Daniella Salazar Herrera

Daniella Salazar Herrera

MPhil Student

Development Studies

University of Cambridge


Biography:

Daniella is an MPhil student in Development Studies, at the University of Cambridge. She is passionate about rural development, agriculture research, and believes that the development of the agricultural sector is a key step towards achieving food security and poverty reduction. Daniella received her B.A. in Political Science and Human Rights from Trinity College (Hartford, CT, USA). She has worked at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in poverty reduction, strengthening rural community organisations, climate change and poverty nexus, and social protection projects, particularly focused on the fisheries sector. As part of her work, she has published a chapter on “Understanding the impacts of climate change for fisheries and aquaculture: applying a poverty lens” in FAO’s “Impacts of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture: synthesis of current knowledge, adaptation and mitigation options” publication. Daniella’s research interests lie on rural development, agricultural political economy, rural-urban migration, food security and social protection. 

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