Rodrigo Barrios

Food forever campaign manager
Crop Trust

Rodrigo is a Peruvian economist with a BSc from Universidad del Pacifico. After working for several years in Apoyo, a local economic consultancy firm in Lima, Rodrigo joined the staff of the Vice President and later, Primer Minister of the Republic of Peru, HE Mercedes Araoz. During this period, he was appointed as a member of the Special Delegation of Peru to join the OECD, focusing on environmental and biodiversity-related issues. Since 2018, Rodrigo is the Campaign Manager of the Food Forever Initiative, a global campaign to raise awareness on the importance of safeguarding and using agricultural biodiversity for food and nutrition security, promoted by the Crop Trust, FAO and the governments of Germany, The Netherlands, Norway and Switzerland.