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The aim of this research area is to investigate and implement efficient ways of communicating scientific knowledge to different user groups. Besides standard dissemination approaches (e.g. papers in peer reviewed journals, books, workshops and courses), a special emphasis has been put on the dissemination of results through agro-environmental education programs directed to schoolchildren. Studies on specific user groups needs (e.g. agriculture and forest associations, Ministry of Agriculture, Institute for Nature Conservation) have also been carried out allowing CEABN training activities to be directed towards detected gaps. Since 2002 monthly public seminars are also organized by CEABN in collaboration with the Forestry Department of ISA, where the findings of the different research projects are presented and discussed. 

Activities and Outputs


VALUE2PREVENT: Added value of forest biomass as a tool in fire risk management

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT). Period: January 2021 to January 2024. Reference: PCIF/GVB/0057/2019


SAFER-LANDS: Safer community lands by unlocking collaborative wildfire risk management and improving the legal framework

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT). Period: January 2022 to January 2025. Reference: PTDC/GES-AMB/0713/2021


FIRE-RES: Innovative technologies and socio-ecological-economic solutions for fire resilient territories in Europe.

Funding: Horizon 2020. Period: December 2021 to December 2025. Reference: H2020-LC-GD-2020-3-101037419


Tapada da Ajuda - A Forest to discover

Environmental Education Program 2018/2019/2020.


Water and Forest: a sensory discovery

Funding: CELPA - Prémio Ford. Period: 2002-2003.


Young scientific occupation of the 2003 holiday

Funding: Science and Technology Ministry, Life Science Program. Period: 2003.


The Rural World and the Nature Conservation

Funding: UE, Operational Environment Programme. Period: 1996-2008. Reference: QCA/POA/03.01.006.


The Forest and the Fire

Funding: Banco Totta. Period: 2004-2008.


Desertification - interaction of biotic and abiotic factors

Funding: Agência Nacional para a Cultura e Inovação. Period: March 2006 - May 2008.


PAWS-MED Pedagogical Work in the Mediterranean Forest

Funding: Lifelong Learning Programme, Transfer of Innovation, Multilateral Projects, Leonardo Da Vinci. Period: September 2009 to November 2011. Reference: DE/09/LLP-ldV/TOI/147245.

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