Cecilia Lopez Montano

President / Founder

Fundacion Agenda Colombia

Carrera 13 A
No. 44-41
Bogota Colombia
Currently the president (and founder) of the Fundacion Agenda Colombia based in Bogota. Dr. Lopez has a long and extensive career in public service under various administrations of the Colombian government, including experience as minister of the environment, minister of agriculture, and ambassador to the Netherlands. An economist by training,

Dr. Lopez has also worked as a consultant for a number of international development organizations, including UNICEF, UNDP, and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. She has written extensively on a broad range of issues, including macroeconomics, gender, and rural and social development policy-making. Dr. Lopez is also a founding member of the Iniciativa Feminista Cartagena, a feminist economics initiative aimed at broadly redefining the parameters of Latin America's economic development policy debate from a feminist perspective.

World Bank, IDB, United Nations, IFAD, ECLAC, CAF,

Focus: Agriculture, Economy, Gender, Americas


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Economic Development; Social Policy; Social Security; Latin American economy

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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2006

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