Mario Ardany de Leon
Program Officer, Guatemala
Mario is the main link and coordinator with EcoLogic’s partners and local organizations in Guatemala. Mario is an Agricultural Engineer in Agricultural Production Systems by training and specializes in subsistence, environmental, and conservation agriculture. He has more than 18 years of experience working with non-profit and non-governmental organizations. His work has focused on agricultural resilience in the most vulnerable areas of Guatemala, development of forest conservation and restoration projects, community agroforestry, environmental education using participatory methods, implementation of alternatives to reduce firewood consumption, public health programs, he was a professor of environmental courses at the Rural University. He lives in the Municipality of Villa Nueva, Guatemala.