Elena María Abraham

Elena María Abraham

Elena María Abraham

Elena María Abraham is a senior researcher for the Conicet. She has been director of CCT-Mendoza-Conicet and scientific coordinator for the National Observatory of Land Degradation and Desertification. She heads an interdisciplinary research and development group at Iadiza-Conicet. She is a specialist in the integral evaluation of desertification and its application to land management and sustainable development in drylands. Together with local inhabitants, she has worked to implement strategies for local development to combat desertification and poverty in Mendoza. She has published more than 170 scientific papers. She participates in organizations such as Desertnet International and Science and Policy Interface and is on the evaluation committee of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.