Winner of the 2019 John G. Bene Fellowship

August 19, 2019

IDRC is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Trees and People: Resilience in a changing climate – John G. Bene Fellowship.

Photo of awardee Andrea Vasquez Fernandez
Andrea Vásquez-Fernández

The prestigious 2019 Fellowship has been awarded to Andrea Vásquez-Fernández, who is completing a PhD in Forestry at the University of British of Columbia. The Fellowship will support her research entitled Addressing violent conflicts through understandings of “respect”: A collaborative research with the Asheninka and Yine Peoples from the Peruvian Amazon.

Read about the bequest from the Bene family.