SEGURA ARTERO, PEDRO

SEGURA ARTERO, PEDRO

Degree in Geography and History as well as in Economic Sciences at Universidad of Valencia. PhD in Economics at Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona.

He has been teacher of History and Economic Institutions at Universidad de Valencia and professor of Economic Structure and Agricultural Policy at Escuela Politecnica Superior de Orihuela (Universidad Miguel Hernandez).
Since 1991, he has been developing his activity as a researcher at Grupo de Desarrollo Tecnológico Agroalimentario del Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura (CEBAS-CSIC). He has participated on18 projects of European, National and Regional research, 7 researches on the main issues and dimensions of the agricultural economy, highlighting those related to the dynamics of innovation in the agriculture and agribusiness sectors, systems and production structures in Mediterranean agricultural systems, modeling of agricultural production processes and transformation of agricultural product in food product market dynamics, efficiency and sustainability of the main factors of production (labor, water, fertilizer, substrates, etc.), developing systems and methods of management and control of production processes including specific software tools, management and economic value of by-products and agricultural wastes, rural development, etc. And 10 projects and activities relating to business innovation new packaging systems in postharvest, implementation of production lines for 4th and 5th range, innovative water desalination processes, etc.
In addition, he has worked as a consultant and collaborator in MAPYA (Libro Blanco de la Agricultura y el Desarrollo Rural), in FAO (design of management methods and efficiency and sustainability indicators of water resources) and of the European Union in the design of the future program of agricultural innovation (FEADER-PAC 2014-2020)