Dr. Ana P Gutierrez Garza, Social Anthropology, St Andrews. Ethnographic work on Latin American women migrants and labour in the UK and Spain. 

Professor Nina Laurie, Geography, St Andrews. Gender and return migration (ESRC qualitative work on post-trafficking livelihoods). 

Oliver Calle (Prisma/St Andrews). Oliver graduated from business and social enterprise management at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. He is the project coordinator of the “Farming and fishing in the desert” project based in Peru where I have been collaborating directly with CIPCA for a year, first in the construction of a newspaper database of el Nino phenomenon in 1983, 1998 and 2017. 

Fabio Maiorana, St Andrews. Sustainable Development Master’s student. 

Centro de Investigación y promoción del campesinado (CIPCA), Piura, Peru (NGO CIPCA Peasant Research and Promotion Centre):

Rosa Prieto, Director of CIPCA ([email protected]). MSc in local development and territorial innovation (Alicante University). She has more than 25 years of experience on rural development and on coordinating projects related to the organisations of local producers, and women organisations in the rural zones of Piura. She has been working in CIPCA since 1995 and became the executive director in 2017.  

Henry Alfredo García Sarca, Researcher CIPCA ( [email protected]). Lawyer and MSc in Political Science. Henry specialises in strategic planning, formulation, monitoring and evaluation of projects related to development particularly in rural zones. He also specialises in the design, implementation and evaluation of public policies concerning education, health and economic development. 

Mario Arturo Rufino Trelles, Researcher CIPCA  ([email protected]). Journalist and MSc in government and public relations. He specialises in the development of communication strategies for development projects and the negotiation of public policies between state and private actors. He is also an editor of institutional journals and part of the editorial board of the Journal INTERCAMBIO. 

Anthropologists in charge of research 

María Luisa Burneo, Social Anthropologist ([email protected]). Researcher at the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos and lecturer at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP). Her research focuses on the study of social changes in rural communities with a particular interest on land tenure and social conflicts linked to territory and natural resources. She is co-coordinator of the “Taller etnológico de cultura política” at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP). 

Abdul Trelles, Social Anthropologist ([email protected]). Researcher at the “Taller etnológico de cultura política” of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP). His research focuses on politics, gender, land governance and rural territorial development. He has work experience with peasant communities in the Andes, in particular those in the mountain range of the south of Peru.