Head of Compania de Desenvolvimento de Serviços Ambientais, Acre, Brazil
Alberto Tavares has been at the helm of “Development Company of Environmental Services in Acre” (CDSA) since 2013. He is an economist, working on environmental and sustainable development issues with both governmental and non-governmental organizations. For the past 15 years he has managed and implemented projects for environmental conservation, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, payment of ecosystem services, leadership development and multi-institutional governance, and forestry development for communities and businesses based in the Amazon. Mr. Tavares was office coordinator for WWF-Brazil in Acre for 10 years.