Ameyali Ramos Castillo is an Adjunct Research Fellow working on the Water Management and Climate Programmes at the UNU-IAS Traditional Knowledge Initiative. Her work focuses on exploring interlinkages between global environmental issues and Indigenous Knowledge systems and on highlighting the role that Traditional Knowledge plays in developing sustainable solutions to pressing global environmental challenges. Before joining the TKI, Ameyali was a consultant and a PhD Fellow on the Science Policy for Development Programme at the UNU-IAS.
Ameyali is completing a doctoral degree on Cultural Rehydration of Water Governance at the Oxford University Centre for the Environment and the Oxford University Centre for Water Research. Her research focuses on understanding the transformation of water governance arrangements and indigenous governance systems in Latin America.