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