Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, IHEID Geneva
Diego Silva is a visiting research fellow at Institute of Science Innovation and Society thanks to a postdoctoral grant by the Swiss National Science Foundation. He is also a research associate at the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy in Geneva. His research is located at the intersection of science and technology studies, environmental and legal anthropology and economics, paying special attention to the socio-technical networks that are necessary for the deployment of agricultural innovations. His current work concentrates on the design and deployment of abiotic stress tolerant soy plants in Argentina to face the challenges of climate change in agriculture. Trained in economics, international development, and anthropology, he has studied and worked in Colombia (Universidad Nacional), Canada (Norman Paterson School), and Switzerland (The Graduate Institute, Geneva), where he received his Ph.D in Anthropology and Sociology in 2017.