Ximena Rueda Fajardo

Facultad de Administración

Email: x.rueda@uniandes.edu.co

Extensión 3968

Ubicación SD- 929

 

Academic Background

  • Ph.D in Geography
    Doctoral degree

    Clark University, Worcester (MA), USA. 2007

  • Master in City Planning, Environmental Policy and Planning
    Master degree

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (MA), USA. 1997

  • M.Sc in Economics
    Master degree

    Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia. 1994

  • B.Sc. in Economics

    Bachelor degree

    Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia. 1994

 Area

  • Sustainability

down Curriculum Vitae  

Profile 

Associate Professor at the School of Management with a Ph.D. in Geography (Clark University) and an MA in Urban Planning (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). She was a post-doctoral researcher at the School of Planetary Sciences (Stanford University) and has been a visiting professor at the Center for Food Security and the Environment at Stanford University. She teaches Social Responsibility at the undergraduate level, Sustainable Development at the MBA, and courses on global value chains at the MA and Ph.D. levels.

 

 

Research Interests

Her research focuses on the impact of globalisation on land use, with special emphasis on tropical agricultural commodities. She is currently working on understanding how companies make decisions about sustainability investments, and  on the impacts of such decisions on communities and ecosystems. She has over twenty years of experience in rural development and environmental conservation in Latin America.

 

 

 

 

 Projects 

     Research

Barrios, A. & Rueda, X. "Opportunities and Barriers for the capture of value in  coffee growing women's enterprises in the Meseta, Popayan." (2019-2020) FUNDED BY EXTERNAL GRANT 

Telecoupling and Consumption in Agri-Food Systems

Garret R, Rueda X. (2019) Telecoupling and Consumption in Agri-Food Systems. Telecoupling Exploring Land-Use Change in a Globalised World (ISBN 978-3-030-11105-2) pp. 115-137. Springer Link

2019


Beyond proximate and distal causes of land-use change: linking Individual motivations to deforestation in rural contexts

Rueda X, Velez M, Moros L, Rodriguez L. (2019) Beyond proximate and distal causes of land-use change: linking Individual motivations to deforestation in rural contexts. Ecology and Society (ISSN 1708-3087) 24 (1), pp. 1-14.

2019


Criteria for effective zero-deforestation commitments

Garret R, Levy S, Carlson K, Milder J, Rueda X. (2019) Criteria for effective zero-deforestation commitments. GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE-HUMAN AND POLICY DIMENSIONS (ISSN 0959-3780) 54 (-), pp. 135-147.

2019


Woody vegetation dynamics in the tropical and subtropical Andes from 2001 to 2014: satellite image interpretation and expert validation

T. Mitchell Aide, H. Ricardo Grau, Rueda X. (2019) Woody vegetation dynamics in the tropical and subtropical Andes from 2001 to 2014: satellite image interpretation and expert validation. Global Change Biology () 25 (-), pp. 1-40.

2019


Challenges and Opportunities for the Sustainability Transition in Global Trade

Nelson V, Rueda X, Vermeulen J. (2018) Challenges and Opportunities for the Sustainability Transition in Global Trade. Business Strategy and the Environment (ISSN 1099-0836) 27 (-), pp. 173-178.

2018


El rol del Estado en la gobernanza social y ambiental empresarial

Rueda X, Velez M, Puerto S. . (2018) El rol del Estado en la gobernanza social y ambiental empresarial. Gobernanza y Gerencia del Desarrollo Sostenible (ISBN 9789587747485) pp. 243-270. Ediciones Uniandes

2018


Quality as a Driver of Sustainable Agricultural Value Chains: The Case of the Relationship Coffee Model

Hernandez-aguilera J, Gomez M, Rodewald A. D., Rueda X. (2018) Quality as a Driver of Sustainable Agricultural Value Chains: The Case of the Relationship Coffee Model. Business Strategy and the Environment (ISSN 1099-0836) 27 (-), pp. 179-198.

2018


Smallholders at a Crossroad: Intensify or Fall behind? Exploring Alternative Livelihood Strategies in a Globalized World

Rueda X, Paz A, Gibbs-Plessl, Theodora, Leon, R, Moyano B, Lambin E. (2018) Smallholders at a Crossroad: Intensify or Fall behind? Exploring Alternative Livelihood Strategies in a Globalized World. Business Strategy and the Environment (ISSN 1099-0836) 27 (-), pp. 215-229.

2018


Sustainable supply chain management in developing countries: An analysis of the literature

Jeff J, Zuluaga L, Bailey A, Rueda X. (2018) Sustainable supply chain management in developing countries: An analysis of the literature. Journal of Cleaner Production (ISSN 0959-6526) 10 (-), pp. 263-278.

2018


Corporate investments in supply chain sustainability: Selecting instruments in the agri-food industry

Rueda X, Garret R, Lambin E. (2017) Corporate investments in supply chain sustainability: Selecting instruments in the agri-food industry. Journal of Cleaner Production (ISSN 0959-6526) - (-), pp. ---.

2017


Recomendaciones para el diseño e implementación de incentivos para la conservación en paisajes agrícolas

Velez M, Rueda X, Moros L, Guerrero A, Link A. (2017) Recomendaciones para el diseño e implementación de incentivos para la conservación en paisajes agrícolas. Colombia.

2017


Transforming Governance in Telecoupled Food Systems

Eakin H, Rueda X, Mahanti A. (2017) Transforming Governance in Telecoupled Food Systems. Ecology and Society (ISSN 1708-3087) 22 (4), pp. 32-50.

2017


Assessing the potential additionality of certification by the Round table on Responsible Soybeans and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Garret R, Carlson K, Rueda X, Noojipadi P. (2016) Assessing the potential additionality of certification by the Round table on Responsible Soybeans and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil. Environmental ResearchLetters (ISSN 1748-9326) 11 (4), pp. 045003-045003.

2016


Globalización y sistemas socio-ecológicos tropicales: efectos del mercado diferenciado de café sobre los productores y los ecosistemas locales en el trópico andino colombiano

Rueda X. (2016) Globalización y sistemas socio-ecológicos tropicales: efectos del mercado diferenciado de café sobre los productores y los ecosistemas locales en el trópico andino colombiano. NATURALEZA Y SOCIEDAD PERSPECTIVAS SOCIO-ECOLÓGICAS SOBRE CAMBIOS GLOBALES EN AMERÍCA LATINA (ISBN 978-9972-51-609-2) pp. 15-25. Instituto de Estudios peruanos.

2016


LAND

Guhl A, Altesor A, Hofstede R, Rueda X, Paruelo J, Moreno A, Aguayo M. (2016) LAND. GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL OUTLOOK GEO 6 REGIONAL ASSESSMENT FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (ISBN 978-92-807-3546-8) pp. 75-97. United Nations Environment Program

2016


Measuring impacts of certification on biodiversity at multiple scales: experience from the SAN/Rainforest Alliance system and priorities for the future

Milder J, Newsom D, Lambin E, Rueda X. (2016) Measuring impacts of certification on biodiversity at multiple scales: experience from the SAN/Rainforest Alliance system and priorities for the future. - (-), pp. ---.

2016


Paisajes productivos sostenibles: Diseño de un sistema de incentivos para la conservación en el piedemonte Amazónico

Velez M, Rueda X, Moros L, Guerrero A, Link A. (2016) Paisajes productivos sostenibles: Diseño de un sistema de incentivos para la conservación en el piedemonte Amazónico. Colombia.

2016


Eco-certification enhances tree cover in the Colombian coffee landscapes

Rueda X. (2015) Eco-certification enhances tree cover in the Colombian coffee landscapes. Regional Environmental Change (ISSN 1436-3798) - (-), pp. 1-9.

2015


From Public to Private Standards for Tropical Commodities: A Century of Global Discourse on Land Governance on the Forest Frontier

Byerlee D, Rueda X. (2015) From Public to Private Standards for Tropical Commodities: A Century of Global Discourse on Land Governance on the Forest Frontier. Forests (ISSN 1999-4907) 6 (4), pp. 1301-1324.

2015


The geography of food production and land use in a globalized economy

Rueda X. (2015) The geography of food production and land use in a globalized economy. The Evolving Sphere of Food Security (ISBN 978-0-19-935406-1) pp. ---. Naylor

2015


Eco-certification and coffee cultivation enhance tree cover and forest connectivity in the Colombian coffee landscapes

Rueda X. (2014) Eco-certification and coffee cultivation enhance tree cover and forest connectivity in the Colombian coffee landscapes. Regional Environmental Change (ISSN 1436-3798) 14 (-), pp. 1-9.

2014


Effectiveness and synergies of policy instruments for land use governance in tropical regions

Rueda X. (2014) Effectiveness and synergies of policy instruments for land use governance in tropical regions. GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE-HUMAN AND POLICY DIMENSIONS (ISSN 0959-3780) 28 (-), pp. 129-140.

2014


Global agriculture and land use changes in the 21st century: Achieving a balance between food security, urban diets and nature conservation

Rueda X, Lambin E. (2014) Global agriculture and land use changes in the 21st century: Achieving a balance between food security, urban diets and nature conservation. The Evolving Sphere of Food Security (ISBN 978-0-19-935406-1) pp. 319-348. Naylor

2014


Significance of Telecocoupling for Exploration of (Sustainable) Land Use Change

Eakin H, Defries R, Kerr S, Rueda X. (2014) Significance of Telecocoupling for Exploration of (Sustainable) Land Use Change. Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era (ISBN 9780262026901) pp. 119-139. MIT Press

2014


Significance of Telecoupling for Exploration of Land-Use Change

Rueda X. (2014) Significance of Telecoupling for Exploration of Land-Use Change. Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era (ISBN 9780262026901) pp. 141-162. MIT Press

2014


"Globalization's unexpected impact on soybean production in South America: linkages between preferences for non-genetically modified crops, eco-certifications, and land use"

Rueda X. (2013) "Globalization's unexpected impact on soybean production in South America: linkages between preferences for non-genetically modified crops, eco-certifications, and land use". Environmental ResearchLetters (ISSN 1748-9326) 8 (-), pp. 44055-44055.

2013


"Linking globalization to local land uses: how eco-consumers and gourmands are changing the Colombian coffee landscapes"

Rueda X. (2013) "Linking globalization to local land uses: how eco-consumers and gourmands are changing the Colombian coffee landscapes". World Development (ISSN 0305-750X) 41 (-), pp. 286-301.

2013


Responding to Globalization: Impacts of Certification on Colombian Small-Scale Coffee Growers

Rueda X. (2013) Responding to Globalization: Impacts of Certification on Colombian Small-Scale Coffee Growers. Ecology and Society (ISSN 1708-3087) 18 (-), pp. 21-21.

2013


"Informe Final: cadenas de valor compartido: cacao y copoazú en Caquetá y Putumayo y asaí en Guaviare"

Rueda X, Ortiz J. (2010) "Informe Final: cadenas de valor compartido: cacao y copoazú en Caquetá y Putumayo y asaí en Guaviare". Colombia.

2010


"Understanding deforestation in the southern Yucatan: insights from a sub-regional, multi-temporal analysis"

Rueda X. (2010) "Understanding deforestation in the southern Yucatan: insights from a sub-regional, multi-temporal analysis". Regional Environmental Change (ISSN 1436-3798) 10 (3), pp. 175-189.

2010


Landscapes in transition: Forest-cover change, conservation, and structural adjustment in the southern Yucatán

Rueda X. (2007) Landscapes in transition: Forest-cover change, conservation, and structural adjustment in the southern Yucatán. Estados Unidos.

2007


“Metodología para la sistematización de experiencias en transferencia de tecnología de las organizaciones no-gubernamentales del sector rural

Rueda X. (2001) “Metodología para la sistematización de experiencias en transferencia de tecnología de las organizaciones no-gubernamentales del sector rural. Colombia.

2001


Decentralizing the Global Environmental Facility to improve its performance

Rueda X. (1998) Decentralizing the Global Environmental Facility to improve its performance. pp. ---.

1998


"La transmisión de los precios externos a los mercados domésticos en la agricultura colombiana 1970-1992"

Rueda X. (1995) "La transmisión de los precios externos a los mercados domésticos en la agricultura colombiana 1970-1992". PLANEACION Y DESARROLLO (ISSN 0034-8686) XXVI (-), pp. 69-90.

1995