Ing. Rodrigo A. Lañado Cruz.

Dir. HOMBRES DE MAÍZ

Con mas de 15 años de experiencia, mas de 10,000 personas capacitadas, 60 obras realizadas en bio construcción, 3 documentales producidos y mas de 100 conferencias en mas de 20 países de Europa y Latinoamérica, Rodrigo se ha convertido ya, en un referente a nivel internacional, con una reconocida trayectoria dentro de la permacultura y construcción natural, es también reconocido como un profesor entregado, apasionado y con vocación absoluta por la enseñanza y sus alumnos.

 

CURRÍCULUM

LANGUAGES: English (100%), Spanish (native)

 

EDUCACIÓN:

2017 - 2019  FINANCE MARKETS (ongoing major Course 2 years)  - YALE UNIVERSITY. Nobel prize, Robert Schiller, Sterling professor of economics at Yale university. USA. (Ongoing)

2015 NEURAL NETWORKS AND A.I. MACHINE LEARNING (1 year diploma course) – prof. Geoffrey Hinton., Computer Sciences, University of Toronto. Canada.

2012 PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE, Co instructor/ TEACHER, Green Beat,, TULUM, QROO. MÉXICO.     

2012. CHINAMPA AGRICULTURAL  SYSTEMS, (8 months) Pedro Mendez Rosas, Xochimilco, México City. Mexico.

2011 LAND RESTORATION AND POTENTIAL USE OF SOILS  course (1 year) – ing. Ramon Aguilar, Guanajuato State University. Guanajuato, México.

2011 ACUAPONIC SYSTEMS- Self tought.

2009. PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE – Online/self tought - Permaculture Institute. Tutor: Bill Mollison.

2006 INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE - – UG Guanajuato State University. Guanajuato, México.(8 semesters)

1999. HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE   - Lasalle College, Cuernavaca, Morelos. México.

 

CURSOS CORTOS COMPLETADOS:

2010 CHROMATOGRAPHY &  SOIL FERTILITY WORKSHOP – Jairo Restrepo. Guanajuato, Mexico. 

2010 AEGIS Digital Geographical Analisis. SEMARNAT – Irapuato, Guanajuato. Mexico.

2012 PERMACULTURE EARTHWORKS - Permaculture Institute, Darren Doherty & Mr. Doug Durrough.  S.L.P. México. 

  2016 BIOFUEL PRODUCTION SYSTEMS – Ing. Laura Alfaro. Guanajuato. Mexico.

 

PUESTOS OCUPADOS:

2014- PRESIDENCIA DE LA REPUBLICA. Agricultural & Forestry Advisor. México. 

2010 - Ongoing HOMBRES DE MAIZ MEXICO PERMACULTURE SERVICES & RESEARCH. Director & Founder. Guanajuato. Mexico

2009 - CERECALY WATER  CONSERVATION AND TEACHING CENTER.  Social education programs director & permaculture research consultant San Diego , Guanajuato. Mex. 

 

ACTIVIDADES COMUNITARIAS:

2016 “RUTA DEL MAIZ” Social development program (Foster child House.) Director & General Supervisor, Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico.

2015 “RUTA DEL MAIZ” Social development program (empowering native indigenous communities thru permaculture aplication & design.) Director & General Supervisor, Mixteca alta de Oaxaca, comunidad de Yutenino, Oaxaca, Mexico.

2014 “RUTA DEL MAIZ” Social development program (empowering native indigenous communities thru permaculture aplication & design.) Director & General Supervisor, Huichol Center, Huejuquilla, Jalisco,, Mexico.

2013 “RUTA DEL MAIZ” Social development program (empowering native indigenous communities thru permaculture aplication & design.) Director & General Supervisor, Sierra tarahumara,Chihuahua , Mexico.

2013. “PROGRAMA RED MÓVIL COMUNIDAD D.I.F.” General Instructor & Supervisor. 56 municipalities of the state of Guanajuato. Mexico.

2012 “RUTA DEL MAIZ” Social development program (empowering native indigenous communities thru permaculture aplication & design.) Director & General Supervisor, Mixteca alta de Oaxaca, comunidad de Yutenino, Oaxaca, Mexico.

 

LOGROS MAS DESTACADOS:

•   “Casa de Maiz” the first  real “off grid” project in Mexico & latin america (2013-PRESENT)

DESIGNER/PROJECT MANAGER OF SUSTAINABLE  RESEARCH & DEMONSTRATION Site

 • DEVELOPMENT & PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR FOR the  BIOGAS PROJECT FOR THE CUERNAVACA AIRPORT, CUAUTLA city, Morelos.

• DEVELOPMENT OF Hombres de Maiz Permaculture research and design services.

•    Teached over 10,000 people all over México on permaculture, sustainability and natural building related courses.

•    Restauración de “la cuenca la esperanza” Land restauration, soil erosion control and reforestation of an area over 1200 Hts.

•    Teached more than 600 permaculture and natural construction related courses.

•    COMPLETED OVER 700 PERMACULTURE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT PLANS and over 800 private satisfied clients.

•    Biggest Superadobe Construction in Latinamerica. “Casa del sombrero” Arandas, Jalisco. México.​

  • Over 25 Bioconstruction projects in México that sums a total of 5000 M2 completed with earth/natural building materials.

 

CURSOS IMPARTIDOS:

 

Over 600 permaculture and natural construction related courses, workshops & seminars, since 2010 to date in Countries like: Mexico,  Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland,Canada & South America on the following subjects: Permaculture design, Natural Building, Bio climatic, Aquaponic systems, Land restoration, Soil fertility & soil biology

Water catchment and treatment systems, Biodigestion systems for Bio gas, Natural Fertilizers, Herbology & natural pools. 

 

APARICIONES PUBLICAS, CONFERENCIAS Y EVENTOS DESTACADOS:

 

-    Over 500 conferences and talks  given in different universities in Mexico,  Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Canada & Latin America and t.v. Networks such as IPN CANAL 22, Tv  UNAM,

-    Produced & Directed the documentaries: “Chinampas 2.0” & “La casa de Maiz”.

-Ponente en el Festival de la tierra Barcelona España. 2018.