Principal themes of researchs :

  • Social construction of quality in typical and traditional products
  • Economic and social sustainability of Mediterranean agro silvo pastoral systems
  • Land tenure dynamics

Curriculm vitae :

  • Senior Researcher at INIA (1999), at the Rural Economy and Sociology Department of Estação Agronómica Nacional, since 1991. Has large experience as researcher at "montados" system on the south of Portugal. Was researcher in many European projects such as :
    • "Les micromarchés Alimentaire: Produits Typiques de Qualité dans les Zones Méditerranéenes "
    • " Análise Técnico Económica de Sistemas de Dehesas/Montados
    • " Schema Directeur D´Amenagement des Forets du Rif "
  • Director of Tecnological Irrigation Center