Artemio Vázquez, Director of Environment, Fisheries and Value Networks, FIRA.
Agricultural Engineer specializing in Irrigation from the Autonomous University of Chapingo, Master in Administration with a concentration in Finance, and various diplomas in financial engineering and finance for agribusiness from the Tecnológico de Monterrey. In terms of water and irrigation, it has been updated in Innovations in Agricultural Management and Water Resources by the Galilee International Management Institute of Israel; update on irrigation by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Junta de Andalucía, in Seville and Córdoba, Spain; Course on “Water in Latin America: abundance in the midst of global scarcity”, given by the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). It has also participated in World Water Forums in South Korea and Mexico City; In addition, the update on the use of seawater in agriculture at the XI International Congress of the Spanish Association of Desalination and Reuse (AEDyR). He is currently co-responsible for FIRA in various initiatives with the Inter-American Development Bank, the French Development Agency – European Union, the German KfW Development Bank, the World Bank, and the Andean Development Corporation, focused on green and sustainable finance such as financing for energy efficiency, efficient use of water, sustainable productive territories, sustainable fishing, sustainable forest management, preparation and obtaining certifications for FIRA green bond issues, implementation of an environmental and social risk management system (SARAS), among others. With more than 32 years of experience in FIRA, holding various positions and levels in Veracruz, Michoacán, Sinaloa, and Sonora; He currently works as Director of Environment, Fisheries, and Value Networks at FIRA Headquarters.