Maedeh Salimi, (M.A. in Environmental economy, 2013, Iran), is a PhD student on agroecology. She is working with a civil Society Organization as a programme manager and community facilitator in Iran. She has good experiences on agroecology, agricultural heritage systems, participatory-evolutionary plant breeding, indigenous knowledge, climate change, drought, biodiversity in general and agrobiodiversity, marketing and international treaties. In her work with LICCI, she focuses on the impact of climate change on fishery communities, and explores indigenous communities’ different strategies for adaptation to climate change.