Empowering Sustainable Agriculture: Insights from the Angolan Diaspora Meeting
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Empowering Sustainable Agriculture: Insights from the Angolan Diaspora Meeting

José Victorino C. Rosário, a PhD Student from CETRAD participated in the First National Meeting with Angolans Residing in the Diaspora held in Luanda from April 1st to 3rd, 2024. During his intervention, the PhD student in Agribusiness and Sustainability emphasized the importance of designing an agricultural knowledge and innovation system in Angola to enhance…

Design Thinking for Transdisciplinary Research: a new perspective
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Design Thinking for Transdisciplinary Research: a new perspective

Two researchers from CETRAD participated in the University of Stavanger “Design Thinking for Transdisciplinary Research” course, aiming to implement methods for creative problem-solving geared towards fostering innovation by harnessing designers’ sensibility and methods. Through ‘frame creation’, Design Thinking (DT) seeks problem-solving by deeply understanding contextual values and themes related to tradition and innovation, paving the…

ENOTÉCNICA 2024
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ENOTÉCNICA 2024

The ENOTÉCNICA Wine and Vineyard Fair, held on February 7 and 8, featured innovation in Viticulture, Enology, Packaging, and other professional market issues, as well as wine producers, wineries, cooperatives, distributors, researchers, and journalists interested in discussing the job market and its subsequent professional areas with technology, automation, performance, and sustainability. The event encouraged the…

Open Class and Workshop on Rural Well-being
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Open Class and Workshop on Rural Well-being

CETRAD organised an Open Class entitled The Various Dynamics in Rural Well-being Research on the 27th of January at UTAD. The session clarified what the multifaceted concept of well-being means and explained why it is an important policy focus today. The speakers from CETRAD’s Data for Low-density (D4LD) project discussed the state of the art…

SAVE THE DATES! CETRAD TD Summer School

May 15-18, 2024 @ CETRAD, Transdisciplinarity Summer School, Vila Real, Portugal In our societies, we are confronted with a growing number of complex challenges. For example: Climate change exacerbates droughts, making water management, food production, health, and biodiversity conservation more difficult. Rapidly expanding cities struggle to provide services, opportunities, and healthy living conditions for their…

DOCTORAL CONFERENCE | Regional Science: Research gaps and opportunities for PhD students
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DOCTORAL CONFERENCE | Regional Science: Research gaps and opportunities for PhD students

CETRAD invites As part of CETRAD’s PhD Programme, Development, Societies and Territories, CETRAD is organizing a Doctoral Conference on the theme: Regional Science: Research gaps and opportunities for PhD students. Next January 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in auditorium B0.02 of the UTAD Laboratory Complex. The Doctoral Conference will offer the contribution of two editor-in-chiefs of reference scientific journals contributing to the international advances…

Next Stop of CETRAD’s Rural Well-being Tour: Oliveira do Arda

Next Stop of CETRAD’s Rural Well-being Tour: Oliveira do Arda

CETRAD started the new year with a rural well-being forum on the 6th of January. This latest event in our Rural Well-being Discussion Series was organised in Raiva, a small mountain village in Oliveira do Arda, Castelo de Paiva, Portugal. Our CETRAD team met with an enthusiastic group of residents in the local theatre building,…

Torneiros: Public Discussion Series on Rural Well-being Continues

Torneiros: Public Discussion Series on Rural Well-being Continues

The next stop in CETRAD’s Public Discussion Series on Rural Well-being was Torneiros, a rural suburb of Vila Real. A diverse group of people, old and young, students and professors, business owners and employees, former and current residents took part in a morning discussion hosted in the local Junta de Freguesia. An authentic perspective, honest…

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