Manuel Glave Testino

Senior Researcher
PhD in Economics - University of Illinois en Champaign

Manuel Glave has a PhD in Economics from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He is a Senior Researcher at GRADE where he specialises in rural development, environmental economics and natural resources, and where he undertakes analysis of public policy relating to agriculture and the environment.

He is a Senior Professor in the Department of Economics at the Pontifical Catholic University in Peru. His research projects include campesino (rural farmer) production systems in mountainous ecosystems, community participation in protected areas, economic valuation of biological diversity and environmental services.

He has served as a Lecturer in environmental economics and natural resources in Ecuador and Paraguay, as part of the Seminar on Economic Policy for Latin America (SPEAL) program. He is currently investigating the social impacts of large-scale mining on rural development in the Peruvian Andes.

He was President of the Permanent Seminar for Agricultural Research (SEPIA) from 1997 to 1999 and, together with Juana Kuramoto, National Coordinator for the project “Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development” (MMSD) in 2001.