Fatima Chaari is a Moroccan agronomist engineer specialising in Ecology and Management of Natural Ecosystems, having graduated from the HASSAN II Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary in Rabat, Morocco. Her research focused on elaborating the reference situation of pastoral resources in Souss-Massa in order to contribute to the establishment of a monitoring system on the pastoral resources in this southern Moroccan region. The specific objectives of her study were to characterise rangelands vegetation, evaluate phytomass produced and analyse vegetation structure parameters.
Fatima’s academic background and internships allowed her to have skills in cartography applied to natural resources and rural activities. She joined the Global Diversity Foundation field team in January 2019 as GIS Mapping Consultant, based in Morocco. Her function is to contribute to the multi-year High Atlas Cultural Landscapes programme by carrying out research on regional and local mapping in relation to biocultural landscapes.
Fatima is fluent in Arabic, French and English, and is interested in learning the Amazigh languages.