Partner 17 – Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra – Escola Superior Agrária

Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Bencanta, P-3045-601 Portugal


Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra – Escola Superior Agrária


Profile The Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra is a higher education institution founded in 1979, and includes 6 Schools covering the various scientific areas, from Health to Education, Engineering, Economy and Agriculture and Environment. The School involved in the project is Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra (ESAC).
The ESAC is a high education public school in the domains of Agriculture, Forestry, Food and Environmental engineering, and has more than 100 staff members. It is one of the best-equipped schools in its field in Portugal, and has always played an important role, since its foundation in 1887, in research and extension support to the society of central Portugal. Being an important center of applied science and technology, it has also an important role on the scientific front, with its staff members being involved in research projects, funded both by the Portuguese Government and the European Commission. These projects concern environment, agriculture, forestry, and food processing.
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Role in the project Study Site 11 coordinator
Name Contact details Qualifications Photo
Prof. Dr. António Dinis Ferreira Tel: +351 239802940

PhD in Applied Environmental Sciences, expert in Environmental Management, Hydrology and Soils, Scientific Coordinator of CERNAS (Research Center for Natural Resources, Environment and Society)


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Dr. Carla Ferreira Tel: +351 239802940

PhD in Environmental Sciences, expert in Natural Resources management, hydrology and soils.