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Moraes R.
Monica
Current position: 
Director
Current nationality: 
Bolivia
Current residence: 
Bolivia
Affiliation/Institution: 
Instituto de Ecologia, Carrera de Biologia, Universidad Mayor de San Andres
Biodata: 
Moraes R., biologist (PhD, 1996, Aarhus University) is director, professor and researcher, Herbario Nacional and Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz; editor in chief of Ecology in Bolivia journal; member of the Bolivian science academy; focal point for Bolivia in the Women for Science Program of the InterAmerican Association of Science Academies. She documented flora and vegetation in the lowlands of Bolivia and has specialized in the study of native palms of Bolivia. Her prizes include 2006 Jubilee Award from the International Foundation for Science; 2016 Procer Pedro Domingo Murillo in the Degree of Civic Honor of the Municipal Council of La Paz; 2017 Grand Master in the Adela Zamudio degree, Chamber of Deputies. She published 18 edited books; 44 chapters; 61 articles; 23 prologues, editorials and other publications; among others.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
15 - Life on land
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Keywords: 
Botany, palm specialist, taxonomy and biology, conservation and management; phytogeography and endemic species.
Elected
2019
Place of Birth: 
La Paz
Country of birth: 
Bolivia

Date of birth

4
May
1960
Section:
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Last updated on 21/07/2020