María Baca

María Baca
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research | CGIAR · World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

MSc Ecological Agriculture

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Introduction
Mis intereses son dos: aprender de la tierra y compartir estos conocimientos con las familias que viven en ella y de ella. Ahora trabajo aprendiendo sobre los árboles y sus interacciones con los cultivos. Me interesa conocer mas sobre la ecología de los árboles y sus interacciones con los cultivos.
Additional affiliations
July 2019 - August 2020
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
Position
  • Research Associate
January 2011 - December 2012
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
Position
  • Research Assistant

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Publications (7)
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Coffee is a major global commodity whose production is sustained by and provides livelihoods for millions of smallholder families in the tropics. However, it is highly sensitive to climate change and the climate risk family farmer's face from direct impacts on coffee production are often compounded by further impacts on the physical and social land...
Article
There are worldwide approximately 4.3 million coffee (Coffea arabica) producing smallholders generating a large share of tropical developing countries’ gross domestic product, notably in Central America. Their livelihoods and coffee production are facing major challenges due to projected climate change, requiring adaptation decisions that may range...
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The Mesoamerican region is considered to be one of the areas in the world most vulnerable to climate change. We developed a framework for quantifying the vulnerability of the livelihoods of coffee growers in Mesoamerica at regional and local levels and identify adaptation strategies. Following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) co...
Conference Paper
�According to the fourth assessment report (AR4) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), is Mesoamerica one of the regions that will suffer severe impacts from a progressively changing climate. Coffee production is the mainstay of thousands of families and the major contributor to the agricultural GDP of Mesoamerican countries. As...

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Project
Through a long-term Participatory Action Research (PAR) approach, support smallholder farmer households and cooperatives to strengthen agroecological management, food security/sovereignty and climate change resilience.