A new Assistant Director-General for FAO Forestry Department is appointed
The Costa Rican politician Dr. René Castro Salazar is appointed as Assistant Director–General (ADG) to head the Forestry Department of FAO.
Natural Resource Economics and Sustainable Development
Dr. René Castro Salazar holds a Master’s and PhD degrees from Harvard University, with an emphasis on Natural Resource Economics and Sustainable Development. He also holds a degree in civil engineering from the University of Costa Rica.
Minister of foreign affairs
Castro has served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from May 2010 until August 2011.
Minister of Environment and Energy
On August 2011, Castro was appointed Minister of Environment and Energy, a position he already held during 1994–1998.
Other political posts
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