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Portuguese agriculture and rural areas are confronted by the reorganization of the agricultural sector at social and economic levels. The rural regions in Portuguese Inland areas are facing challenges related to low-density populations, decrease in the number of farms and an ageing farm population.

Country Report: Review of the implementation of EU-FAS policy in Member States of EU- Portugal, by Livia Madureira (UTAD).

The main aim of the report is to describe the EU-FAS implementation process in Portugal. The report represents the limited progress in the implementation of EU-FAS in Portugal. The implementation process is ongoing and reflects a recent initiative by the Directorate of Agriculture and Rural Development (DGADR). Click below to download the report.

Factsheet: Regional policies impacting the Advisory Regime in Portugal

Since the 1980s, advisory policies underwent a process of regionalization. Public programmes contributed to strengthened FBO organisations that are now key players of advisory services in Portugal. Click below to download the factsheet.

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Universidade de Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)

Lívia Madureira,
Universidade de Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD) is a public institution in the Portuguese higher education sector.  UTAD’s mission is teaching, research and extension.  Research activities are concentrated in 8 research units, including the Centre for Development and Transdisciplinary Studies (CETRAD).  The focus of research activities in CETRAD is on the social sciences and the building of inter- and transdisciplinary approaches.  CETRAD has a vast experience of the interdisciplinary application of social sciences, namely in the field of agricultural education and extension, agricultural economics, rural development and innovation studies.

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