Tania Eulalia Martinez Cruz
Indigenous Researcher and Consultant
Independent researcher and consultant for the Unit of Indigenous Peoples at FAO as an Indigenous Peoples´ Food Systems and Water expert. Her research interests cover nutrition, gender, climate change and Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems. Tania is an interdisciplinary researcher with grades in Engineering and Social Sciences and collaborated in international development projects for over 12 years. As an Ëyuujk indigenous woman and researcher, Tania promotes the conservation of indigenous knowledge as being key to the biocultural diversity of indigenous peoples and to tackle global problems, for instance as speaker at the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit 2021.