Silvana Goirán

Teaching assistant at the San Francisco Regional Faculty of the National Technological University (Argentina). She is an agricultural engineer and has a PhD in Biological Sciences (National University of Cuyo, Argentina). Her work and research focuses on the evaluation and sustainable management of agroecosystems in dry and semi-dry lands, using remote sensing and biophysical analysis.

Avocado plantations

This text explores two of the most important economic activities in Latin American drylands: agriculture and mining; as well as the impact of climate change on the availability of water resources and the consequent power struggles.