Pablo Modernel – University of Copenhagen

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Pablo Darwing Modernel Hristoff


Personal profile at Wageningen

Country of birth: Uruguay

Official title:  Magister in Agricultural Sciences, animal production

Ongoing project within AgTraIn: 2013 – 2016: Evaluation and analysis of environmental impacts of livestock grazing family farming systems in the temperate Pampas of South America

Previous institutions: Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad de la Republica. Uruguay. Master and Bachelor degree.

AgTraIn institutions: Wageningen UR (The Netherlands), Montpellier SupAgro (France)

Scientific interest: Farming systems, ecology, environmental impact, socio-ecological systems

Spoken Languages: Spanish and English

Working experience: Assistant teacher and researcher at School of Agronomy; Technical assistance to farmers working in developing projects.

Future plans/desired employment: To become a professional researcher, teacher and extensionist in a University

Hobbies: Playing basketball and football, travelling

List of published papers in journals/conferences

  1. Modernel, P., Astigarraga, L., & Picasso, V. (2013). Global versus local environmental impacts of grazing and confined beef production systems. Environmental Research Letters, 8(3), 035052.
  2. Rossing W.A.H., Modernel P., Tittonell P. Diversity in Organic and Agro-ecological Farming Systems for Mitigation of Climate Change Impact, with Examples from Latin America. In: Climate Change Impact and Adaptation in Agricultural Systems. CABI. In press
  3. Modernel, P., Picasso, V. & Astigarraga, L.  (2013). Emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero en invernada vacuna del Uruguay. In: Cambio y variabilidad climática: Respuestas interedisciplinarias. Espacio Interdisciplinario, Universidad de la República. Mastergraf S.R.L. Montevideo. 101-113.
  4. Modernel P., Radic, I. (2014). Meet the Agtrain programme! Ypard website


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