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Miguel Saravia has over 25 years of experience in information and knowledge management. Thematically he has been involved in issues related with sustainable development,sustainable mountain development, rural development, climate change, water management, appropriate technology, rural telecomms, disaster preparedness and human rights. Mr. Saravia has cultivated a large experience in the leadership of multidisciplinary teams located in different countries and cultural environments. He has manage several projects, research networks, regional programs and organizations, with several donors and international partner organizations.
During his professional carrier, has taught Information Technology at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP). Was member of the Board of the Peruvian Scientific Network; member of the Steering Committee of the Mountain Partnership; Chair of the Board of the Regional Project Paramo Andino and of the Regional Association of Mountain Agriculture (ASOCAM, Ecuador). He was also member of the Network for Social Studies on Disaster Prevention in Latin America (La Red) and Regional Coordinator of the Challenge Programme on Water and Food (CPWF). Until january 2016 he was the Executive Director of the Consortium for the Sustainable Development of the Andean Ecoregion; Coordinator of the Mountain Forum Global Node; Member of the Board of the International Mountain Society (IMS, Switzerland).
Currently, he is the Director of Knowledge Management at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC - Peruvian University of Applied Science) and President of the Seminario Permanente de Investigación Agraria (SEPIA).
GRADUATED ON LIBRARIANSHIP AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL PERÚ) AND POSTGRADUATE STUDIES ON MANAGEMENT OF NON-PROFIT NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (OPEN UNIVERSITY, UK).