Research Area: Environmental Sciences and Farming and Animal Husbandry. Lines of Research: - Degradation and Conservation of Land. - Planning and Management of Hydrographic Watersheds. - Evaluation of the Impacts of Processes of degradation of Land on productivity - Evaluation of Management and Land and Hillside Conservation techniques. - Conservation and Rescue of native cocoa trees. - Evaluation of the quality of lands for Cocoa in the West of Venezuela. - Evaluation of organic emendation in the production of cocoa