Carlos Cabrera, Expert in Sustainable Development
Executive Secretary of CRACYP and General Manager of CADO.
he works as a development consultant for the Pueblo Montubio and is
Technical Director for CONSOLID SUIZA in Ecuador and Venezuela.
expert in sustainable rural development, Carlos Cabrera has studied and
worked in various industries including television, marketing and
publicity, civil engineering and soil mechanics, appropriate
technology, agriculture, exports, extraction of essential oils,
machinery design, and polymers. He also has many years of
experience in managing national and international volunteers.
This broad range of experience means that Carlos is able to
a situation or challenge from a holistic point of view and design a
practical solution to benefit the environment and the people involved,
in an economically-sustainable manner.
of July 2011, when dozens of Ecuadorians died from drinking aguardiente
contaminated with industrial alcohol, the government of Ecuador asked
Carlos for help in designing rules to avoid this kind of problem in the
future. CADO, with its operational rules which Carlos helped
develop, is considered a role model for the industry, due to its
quality control and its focus on the welfare of its workers and of the
environment. Currently, Carlos Cabrera is working with
representatives to guide Ecuador's alcohol industry towards a safer,
more responsible future.
the successes that Carlos Cabrera has achieved are:
first exporter of fair trade, organic alcohol, with CADO
to The Body Shop
with the National Polytechnic School. Winner of a CONESUP
national competition for projects in the areas of agro-industry and
applied research in polymers.
is the owner of 6 patents for sustainable development with
plastic recycling, technology and aboreal systems associated with
education as an alternative source of funding for those unable to pay
Sustainable Development & Reforestation Projects in Rural
Communities from CRACYP, Ecuador