Forging sustainability

ForeStake - The role of local stakeholders to the success of forest policy in areas affected by fire in Portugal
Coordinator - Celeste Coelho
Programme - PTDC/AGR-CFL/099970/2008
Execution dates - 2010-04-01 - 2013-03-31 (36 Months)
Funding Entity - Fundação para a Ciência e para a Tecnologia
Funding for CESAM - 89358 €
Total Funding - 176094 €
Proponent Institution - Universidade de Aveiro
Participating Institutions
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)
Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra (ESAC)

The main aim of ForeStake project is to assess the social representations about forest and forest policies and the current roles of local stakeholders in the application of the policy measures to the sector, in particular to fire prevention and mitigation and burned-areas restoration. This will have as ultimate aim to propose an effective strategy to stakeholders, their organizations and local communities' participation and thus improving social learning process.

Members on this project
António Ferreira
Celeste Coelho
Jan Jacob Keizer
Sandra M. Valente

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