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Title : Mr. Phd in Public Policy
Name : Sergio Villamayor-Tomas
Country : Spain
Organisation name : ICTA, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona
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Telephone : +34651139222
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My expertise / skills : Sergio Villamayor-Tomas is currently Ramon y Cajal Fellow at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB), at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He is also affiliated with the Ostrom´s Workshop (Indiana University) and the Berlin Workshop in Institutional Analysis of Socio-Ecological Systems (WINS).

His research areas are climate change adaptation, community-based natural resource management, and polycentric governance. His research approaches are institutional economics, political economy and political ecology. Specific topics include adaptation to droughts and other disturbances in the irrigation sector, bottom-up management solutions to the water-energy-food nexus, transboundary river management, and the interaction of social movements and commons management. He has carried fieldwork research in Spain, Colombia, Mexico, and Germany with grants from the NSF, SSHRC, LACEEP, the BiodivERsA/FACCE-JPI network and the Government of Balearic Islands, among others.

Relevant publications for the call:
Villamayor-Tomas S., García-López G. "The influence of community-based resource management institutions on adaptation capacity: A large-n study of farmer responses to climate and global market disturbances". GEC
Villamayor Tomás, S. "Disturbance features, coordination and cooperation: an institutional economics analysis of adaptations in the Spanish irrigation sector". JOIE
I am working on :
Political sciences
Keywords : adaptation, community based natural resource management, adaptation policy, institutional analysis, robustness, socio-ecological systems
Project description : Synergies and trade-offs between policies on biodiversity, climate and other relevant sectors, and the role of agents of change

Potential of nature-based solutions for mitigating and adapting to climate change
Networking opportunities : Ecological Economics

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