UHU hosts food security and regional intelligence investigation

Drafting. Two researchers from Latin American universities conduct research residencies at the University of Huelva (UHU) Thanks to two scholarships awarded by the Association of Ibero-American University Postgraduate Studies (AUIP) as a result of the International Conference on Local Development, the relations between the universities of Huelva, Extremadura, Cartagena de Indias and Santiago de Chile and the alliances between these two researchers and Professors Huelva José Manuel Jurado and Juan Antonio Márquez, who are responsible for coordinating these Residences at UHU.

One of these researchers is the Colombian Alejandro Villarreal, professor at the University of Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) and doctor from the University of Huelva in local development and regional planning. His research deals with the regional intelligence operation in the archipelago of Isla del Rosario in Cartagena de Indias. With the aim of promoting rural tourism in the region after the Corona virus pandemicfor which he uses “references from Spain,” so that “the form here serves as a rule,” he asserts.

Also, Villarreal highlighted it during this stay At the University of Huelva also “Progress is being made” In creating a “platform uniting the Spanish and Ibero-American universities”, a goal that is already being worked on in the creation of the Sixth Congress of Local Development, as explained by the Colombian professor himself, who described “excellent” your stay at the University of Huelva.

The Another professor developing this research stays at Huelva She is Jeannette Dominguez, MSc in Social Sciences from the University of Santiago de Cuba, who conducts research on family food security as a system of social integration and its implementation in socially vulnerable people in Santiago de Cuba, for which she also “Extraps the model from here to your country” , He said.

Dominguez also highlighted that “we are creating a network of researchers between the universities of Huelva, Extremadura, Cartagena de Indias and Santiago de Cuba to implement a project in this area of ​​research”, Food Safety. The goal is to “make comparisons between the characteristics of each area to make a general proposal that can be developed in different scenarios”, stressed the researcher, who described his stay in Wilva as “fantastic”.

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