Scientific Affairs Officer, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Secretariat , Bonn, Germany
Victor M. Castillo is Scientific Affairs Officer at the Knowledge Management, Science and Technology (KMST) of the UNCCD secretariat. He holds a PhD degree in Forest Engineering by the Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain). Before joining the UNCCD secretariat, he had been working as Professor in the Spanish Agency for Scientific Research on land degradation and rehabilitation in semiarid environments, drylands hydrology and watershed management. He has leaded several research projects within the EU framework program, and conducted training activities on environmental monitoring and assessment in Latin-American in collaboration with the Spanish Agency for Development.