Ana Iglesias

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain

Ana Iglesias is a Professor of Agricultural Economics at the UPM, Spain, and previously a Research Scientist at Columbia University, New York. Her research focuses on the interactions between global change, agriculture, and water, with particular emphasis on economic impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. She currently leads several EU projects related to drought management and adaptation policy. Her work has been published in over one hundred papers and she is a contributing author to the IPCC since 1995. She is currently Review Editor of the Economics of Climate Change for the IPCC. She is the lead author of the Drought Management Guidelines that have been translated into seven languages and applied in Mediterranean countries of Europe, North Africa and Iran. She currently is developing a Protocol for Drought Early Warning Systems in Africa as part of the DEWFORA project (EC, 7th Framework Programme) and developing adaptation strategies for an water multidisciplinary case study in the BASE project (EC, 7th Framework Programme).

Biography Updated on 29 December 2013

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