Principal themes of researchs :

  • social construction of quality in typical and traditional products
  • diversity and strategies of farmers and other actors in the supply chain context
  • policies and strategies of agricultural development.

Curriculm vitae :

Coordinator Researcher at INIA (1999)

Head of Rural Economy and Sociology Department of Estação Agronómica Nacional, since 1998.

Has large experience as research direction and project manager.

Was responsible for research projects in cooperation with the CNRS, Paris, and the INRA-SAD, Corte.

Was lecturer at the Master's Degreee in Rural Development at UTAD.

Co-ordinator and lecturer in training courses.