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Cristian Melo

  • PhD
  • Professor
  • Universidad UTE
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Recent publications

  • Ecocertification of Ecuadorian bananas: Prospects for progressive North-South linkages

    • Melo C
    • Wolf S
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  • Empirical assessment of eco-certification: The case of Ecuadorian Bananas

    • Melo C
    • Wolf S
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Professional experience


Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial

May 2014 - Present

Coccon NEBE Research Fellow

Universidad San Francisco de Quito

September 2011 - February 2012(5 months)


MA International Studies

Florida International University

August 2008 - Present


Florida International University

September 2005 - Present

MSc Natural Resources

Cornell University

August 2004 - Present


Born and raised in Ecuador, I have a first have exposure to the diversity of a tiny country with amazing biological and cultural diversity. My academic interests are a reflection of that diversity, moving from a first love with Ornithology, a long-term flirtation with the policy-side of Natural Resources & Management, and a current affair with all things Human Geography/Political Ecology via International Relations. DISCLOSURE: Previous to my current academic endeavor, I worked for almost 10 years with an Ecuadorian NGO affiliated with the U.S. based Rainforest Alliance.

Co-authors (3)

  • Dean Hardy
  • Lucio Franco
  • Pablo L. Ruiz