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Sara Mingorría

Sara Mingorría is a Post-Doc researcher in the Environmental Science and Technology Institute of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). She Holds a BSc in Environmental Science from the UAM (Spain) and PUC (Brasil), a MSc in Ecological Economics and PhD in Environmental Studies from the UAB (Spain). Her PhD was focused on oil palm and sugarcane conflicts in Guatemala. She was part of the team making documentaries about environmental-conflicts in Central America and a human rights research group in Latin America and Europe. She is currently interested in studying environmental conflicts in Asia and compare oil palm conflicts around the world. “Agro-ecological project in a village, without city crowds, but with friends, makes it all worth it”.


Advisory Board

  • Ashish Kothari, Kalpavriksh, India
  • Ivonne Yanez, Acción Ecológica, Ecuador
  • Tatiana Roa, CENSAT, Colombia
  • Godwin Ojo, ERA, Nigeria
  • Henk Hobbelink, GRAIN, Barcelona
  • Patrick Bond, UKZN-CCS, South Africa
  • Arturo Escobar, University of North Carolina, USA
  • Anna Lora-Wainright, University of Oxford, UK
  • Leah Temper, ICTA-UAB, Spain
  • Paul Mohai, University of Michigan, USA
  • Rutgerd Boelens, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • Begum Özkaynak, Bogaziçi University, Turkey

Ethics Advisor

  • Prof. Catherine Larrère, Université de Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne, France