Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti


Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti (MA, MRes, PhD) carries out mixed-methods research on multiple aspects of the impact of natural resource extraction on forest-dependent communities, and of the participation of the latter in different related decision-making spaces. Juan Pablo has carried out more than 40 months of ethnographic research with indigenous Amazonian communities since 2007, during which he has collaborated and carried out action research with indigenous organizations on their life plans, approaches to well-being, and resource management practices. Based in CIFOR’s Lima hub, he coordinates multi-sited research on multi-stakeholder initiatives around land use and land use change in Brazil, Ethiopia, Indonesia, and Peru.