Amaya Carrasco Torrontegui

Amaya Carrasco Torrontegui

Co-Coordinator of Agroecology, Nature and Health at University of Vermont|

Amaya is a PhD student at the Food Systems’ Graduate Program. Amaya has multiple experiences working for the government of Ecuador at national and local levels, including the Ministry of Environment and the Municipality of Quito, on areas of international cooperation, development, climate change, public policy and evaluation. Amaya has collaborated with nonprofit organizations for over a decade, working with vulnerable populations in Ecuador, India, Spain, Australia and the United States. Amaya is interested in applied, participatory and transdisciplinary research with grassroots organizations, NGOs and academia in the intersection of agroecology, climate change, food justice and urban agriculture.


Research Article

Chronic deficiency of diversity and pluralism in research on nature's mental health effects: a planetary health problem

| Current Research in Environmental Sustainability | Volume 4