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Winner of the 2020 John G. Bene Fellowship

September 10, 2020
IDRC is pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Trees and People: Resilience in a changing climate – John G. Bene Fellowship.
Photo of John G. Bene Fellowship 2020 winner Winy Vásquez Benavides
Winy Vásquez Benavides  

The prestigious 2020 Fellowship has been awarded to Winy Vásquez Benavides, a PhD student in Forestry at the University of British Columbia. The Fellowship will support her research entitled The Right to Food in Contested Spaces: How Food Sovereignty Can Help Alleviate Food Insecurity and Meet Conservation Goals Inside of Protected Areas in the Peruvian Amazon.

Read about the bequest from the Bene family.