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Eleonora Fanari

Eleonora Fanari is a researcher at ICTA-UAB. Her main interest is on land and forest rights, the governance of biodiversity, and the political ecology of conservation, with a particular focus on India. Prior to her engagement at ICTA, Eleonora has extensively studied and worked in India on issues related to social exclusion, minorities and land rights, collaborating with no-profit groups such as Kalpavrikh and Rights and Resources Initiatives (RRI). She is a honorary member of the ICCA Consortium and a member of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA). She received her undergraduate degrees in Social Science from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, and a Master on International Relations from Cadiz University, Spain.


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, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 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