Gloria Abraham Peralta

Gloria Abraham Peralta, Costa Rican, Master Degree and PhD Candidate in Sociology at The University of Toulouse, France, have taken office as Minister of Agriculture in Costa Rica (2010-2014) and currently perform as Representative of IICA in Mexico. Also, she has performed important roles as free trade agreement negotiator, in the agriculture component, for: EU-Central America association agreement, China-Costa Rica FTA and Singapore - Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement (SCRFTA). Her contribution to international cooperation and public policy in agricultural trade is remarkable, with important roles in UNDP, World Bank, CATIE-CIRAD, CAC and IICA, in different countries such as, Costa Rica, Mexico and United States. As academic, she has taught at National University of Costa Rica and the University of Costa Rica, with numerous technical publications.