Evaluation Team Member
Julio is Principal Researcher at Rimisp-Latin American Center for Rural Development, Santiago, Chile. He holds a Ph.D. in Social Science from Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Julio has published extensively on different aspects of rural development, including on territorial development, rural non-farm employment, the role of small and medium cities in rural development, and the changing structures of agri-food and rural markets. He has worked as a consultant for international bodies such as the World Bank, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Inter-American Development Bank, FAO; research and higher education establishments in the US and Europe; and for Latin American governments and small farmer economic organisations. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Agricultural Economics Journal.