Blga. Sofía Aguilar

Researcher of the Sustainability of Productive Systems Program

Sofia is a researcher of the Sustainability of Productive Systems Program of the ICC.

She is currently in charge of biodiversity research that seeks to identify high conservation value areas in sugar cane farms. Before joining the ICC, she worked as a researcher in watershed and biological monitoring in the Sierra de las Minas Biosphere Reserve protected area and monitoring artisanal fisheries in the Monterrico Multiple Use Zone.

She has worked as a consultant in various projects, including the Zoning Proposal for the Tacaná Volcano Protected Area (Zona de Veda Volcán Tacaná), Sibinal, San Marcos, and as a substitute teacher of the Biology and Research Methods courses at the University Center of Zacapa.

Sofia earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of San Carlos of Guatemala. She participated in courses on the use of new technologies to investigate and monitor biological diversity, such as drones and Geographic Information Systems.