ABOUT MARIBEL APONTE-GARCÍA
Expert in international trade and international business
Full professor and researcher at the Graduate School of Business and the Social Science Research Center, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus; and former Caribbean Region Representative, Directing Committee, Latin American Social Science Research Council (CLACSO). PhD in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Author of numerous refereed articles on regionalism, value chains, and enterprises; one video collection on Cuba; and four books on regionalism and Latin American and Caribbean development. Most recent works are on Cuba; the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas; Geopolitics, regionalism, natural resources, and chain mapping, for which she was awarded the Ruy Mauro Marini Prize by CLACSO; and food sustainability and trade regimes in Bolivia. Latin American and Caribbean studies' specialist.
MAPPING GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS
GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS
AGRICULTURE AND COMMODITY CHAINS
POLITICAL ECONOMY OF DEVELOPMENT
SUSTAINABLE FOOD & FARMING
GEOPOLITICS OF ENERGY
EXPORTING AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Maribel Aponte-García has been published in a number of leading journals and periodicals and has gained a name as a leading voice in their area. They have been privileged to collaborate with some influential senior academics.