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Maíra Borges Fainguelernt


Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisas Ambientais (NEPAM)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Geographer with a PhD in Environment and Society from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). She has an interdisciplinary background and for over 10 years has been deepening her experience in the Brazilian Amazon with a focus on environmental licensing, protected areas, riverine populations and impacts of large dams. She is an associate researcher of the Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP) thematic project entitled "After the hydroelectric power plants: social and environmental processes that occur after the construction of Belo Monte, Jirau and Santo Antônio in the Brazilian Amazon", associate editor of the Journal Environment and Society (ANPPAS), collaborator of the extension and culture program of the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Uni-Rio) and member of the Latin American Network SARS-CoV2, Power and Society of the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO). Currently, she coordinates projects in the Legal Amazon at the Climate and Society Institute (iCS) which are part of the Land Use and Food Systems portfolio with focus on promoting more social and environmental justice among indigenous peoples and traditional communities and contributing to the conservation of socio-biodiversity in the region. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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