Former Collaborating Researcher
Laura Rival collaborated with UNRISD on the project Social Dimensions of Green Economy and Sustainable Development (2011-2012). For the project she spoke at the conference and authored the paper Sustainable Development through Policy Integration in Latin America: A Comparative Approach (Occasional Paper 2012, Number 7).At the time of her collaboration with UNRISD, she was a Lecturer in anthropology and development at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on Amerindian conceptualizations of nature and society as well as development and environmental policies in Latin America. She is the author of numerous books, including Trekking through History: The Huaorani of Amazonian Ecuador.