Carbon footprint of dietary patterns in Peruvian cities

Ian Vázquez-Rowe

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Dr. Ian Vázquez-Rowe is an Associate Professor at the Department of Engineering of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. His fields of expertise are linked to environmental engineering, mainly industrial ecology and Life Cycle Assessment. More specifically, Dr. Vázquez-Rowe has built his research career around the food sector, mainly fisheries and tropical foods, but also has experience in waste management, mainly wastewater, bioenergy and mobility.


Cities are highly reliant on importing food from rural areas. In fact, consumption of food accounts for an important proportion of GHG emissions linked to urban environments. In this context, dietary patterns are defined as... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ian Vázquez-Rowe (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)
  2. Gustavo Larrea (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)
  3. Jair Santillán (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)
  4. Alessandro Gilardino (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)
  5. Isabel Quispe (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)

Topic Areas

• Food, energy, water, and nutrient material flows and footprints , • Sustainable urban systems


ThS-10 » Sustainable food systems 3 (09:45 - Thursday, 29th June, Room G)



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