Ana Loreta Paiva is a Senior Research Analyst at WRI Brasil. She is part of the Knowledge Management team of the Forests, Land Use and Agriculture Program and collaborates in the methodology and development of analysis of research linked to landscape and forest restoration projects.

Before joining WRI Brasil, Ana worked as a Researcher and Project Manager at Agroicone working on the ecological restoration and sustainable agriculture agenda. He was also Head of the Sustainable Forest Restoration and Management Service, in the Management of the Forest Service of the Institute of the Environment of Rio de Janeiro state, it is responsible for state policies on the environment, water and resources and resources. In addition, he participated in research projects in rural development, family farming and agroecology.

Ana Loreta is an Agronomy Engineer from the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro and a Master in Territorial Development and Public Policies from the same institution.