Cintya Manrique, , master´s degree in project management and evaluation; agricultural engineer, and a predoctoral researcher at Technical University of Madrid (UPM). Her areas of research will focus on the systemic analysis of agri-food trade and their linkages with sustainability and human well-being. She was a grantee of the UPM Cooperation Groups and collaborated as a junior researcher in the science and innovation project on Green Agriculture funded by FAO. She also served in a public agricultural institution in Latin America, especially in the monitoring and control of the physical and financial implementation of irrigation infrastructure projects and technified irrigation projects in rural areas.