Silvia joined ILC in 2010. She is currently working with the Mobilise team, accompanying ILC to enhance its profile as learning network. She has played a key role in the Land Matrix since its inception and coordinated the ILC research project for the International Year of Family Farming. Prior to joining ILC, Silvia worked as research assistant for national and international campaign NGOs working on environmental and forest issues. She is a tree-hugging, nature advocate but her deep passion lies in storytelling through photography.
Silvia graduated in Development Studies - major in Rural Livelihoods - from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Netherlands.