CEESP Regional Vice-Chair - South America

Pierina Benites Alfaro

Pierina Benites Alfaro

Pierina Benites Alfaro is from Lima, Peru. She obtained the professional title of Economist from Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina.

She has focused her work on agricultural economic research, design and evaluation of business plans and investment projects related to rural development and environmental sustainability. Pierina has over 12 years of experience working in rural areas, small producer organizations and indigenous communities of Peru. Currently she is a Business Management Coordinator of “Andean Seeds Program” from FAO.

Pierina previously worked as an economic specialist in Pronaturaleza NGO, Ministry of Environment from Peru, Ministry of Agriculture from Peru, World Wildlife Fund, GIZ, ADRA International and Technoserve.