Institute full name:

Agrarian School of Coimbra

Institute acronym:

ESAC

Institute profile:

Agriculture Higher School (ESAC) is one of six higher education institutions of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (IPC), focusing on agricultural and environmental education and research. ESAC hosts the Study Centre for Natural Resources, Environment and Society (CERNAS), the only Research Centre addressing the themes of Rural World, Agriculture, Forestry, Food Processing, Environment and Society in the Portuguese Centre Region.
ESAC has always played an important role since its foundation in 1887, supporting the society, especially farmers of the North and Centre of Portugal. Being an important centre of applied science and technology, it also has an important role in the scientific front, coordinating and participating in research projects, funded both by national and international entities. These projects focus on environment, agriculture, forestry and food, particularly on soil and water quality and management related topics, like ECODEEP, DESIRE, RECOVER, FORESTAKE, GUYAGROFOR, FRURB, URBHI, TRADWATER, HIDRIA, NanoDC, AGRITRAINING. The school is also known for its strong ties with Portuguese Speaking countries, namely Cape Verde, Brazil, Angola and Mozambique.

Institute website

www.esac.pt

Address

Bencanta
3045-601 Coimbra
Portugal

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 Involved Personnel

Contact info

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Dr. António José Dinis Ferreira,
Adjunct Professor

Tel: +351938487479
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Environmental sciences; soil hydrology, hydrological processes, environmental management

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Dr. Jan Jacob Keizer,
Assistant Researcher

Tel: +351936346447
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Plant ecologist; working especially on soil erosion 15 Keizer

Dr. Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira, Assistant Researcher

Tel: +351932213748
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Environmental sciences; soil degradation, surface hydrology, water quality 15 CarlaFerreira

Project partners can apply for registration by sending an email to: harm.gooren@wur.nl or klaas.oostindie@wur.nl

This project has received funding from:

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the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme for research & innovation under grant agreement no 63570


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Chinese Academy of Sciences


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Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation. Contract: 15.0170-1