M2 – Lesson #4 The role of Scientific Committees in the management of a Biosphere Reserve

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Juana Barber Rosado, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Juana Barber Rosado is a forestry engineer from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and works in the administration of the Barcelona Provincial Government as Head of the Natural Parks Technical Office. Since 1992 she has been working for the Natural Park Service of Barcelona Provincial Council, first as an engineer in charge of building projects at the Central Services and, from the end of 1995, as head of the Building Unit at the Montseny Natural Park and Biosphere Reserve. From mid-2004 to early 2018 she was the director of the Montseny Natural Park and Biosphere Reserve and since 2018 she has been the head of the Parks Office but she still manages the Biosphere Reserve. 


The capsule provides an overview of the role of scientific committees within the MaB program and its synergies with the management bodies of a Biosphere Reserves. 


Reading about the International Advisory for Biosphere Reserves from the UNESCO and the related Statute

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