Saulo Araújo is Program Coordinator for Latin America for Grassroots International. He has dedicated himself to the interrelated issues of environment, food and agro-energy, with special focus on the impacts of global trade and industrial agriculture on the food sovereignty and resources rights of urban and rural communities. As an agronomist by training, he has worked with different organizations dedicated to agroecological development, a framework that addresses local and global demands for sustainable management of resources through community supported practices and the value of local knowledge. Currently, he is a senior fellow of the Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) and a board member of The Food Project and Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE). Saulo has a Master’s Degree in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.