César Viteri

Co-Principal Investigator - Sustainable Fisheries

César Viteri is an economist with more than 20 years of experience in fisheries management, economic valuation and public policy evaluation. He obtained his PhD in Resource Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Most of his career has been spent in the Eastern Tropical Pacific countries (Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador), including the Galapagos Islands, where he has been part of key processes, such as the extension of the protection of the Galapagos Marine Reserve. His research has produced groundbreaking results that have contributed to the understanding of the Galapagos socio-ecological system, on topics such as the economic valuation of ecosystem services, fisheries regulatory compliance, nature-based tourism, and the economics of invasive species.

Cesar is the Co-Principal Investigator of the Sustainable Fisheries Program and leads its socio-economic component


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