The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) shut down its activities in December 2020 at the end of its mandate. The administrative closure of the Centre was completed in November 2021.

Augusto Manuel Correia

Associate Professor of the Higher Institute of Agronomy of UTL, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA) and Chairman of the Executive Board of CTA

Associate Professor of the Higher Institute of Agronomy of UTL, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA) and Chairman of the Executive Board of CTA

Augusto Manuel Correia

Biography

Augusto Manuel Correia was appointed Chairman of CTA's Executive Board in 2017.

Born in Porto Amboim, Angola, on November 20, 1953. He started his degree in Agronomy in Nova Lisboa - Angola and finished it in 1979 in Lisbon at the Higher Institute of Agronomy of the Technical University of Lisbon. He holds a PhD from the Universidade Técnica de Lisboa  (ISA). He is Associate Professor of the Higher Institute of Agronomy of UTL, in the area of ​​Tropical Agronomy. The main area of ​​research and teaching is the Sustainable Development of African Rural Communities, Tropical Agriculture Production and Systems Tropical Agriculture and its evolution. Between 2001 and 2003 and between 2005 and 2012 respectively, it was Vice President and President of Portuguese Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, being directly responsible for the planning and implementation of the Cooperation programs that Portugal maintains with the main bilateral partners (Mainly PALOP and Timor-Leste) and multilateral (Na- (CPLP, Ibero-American Summit ...)

Between 1994 and 2002 he was an international consultant in the areas of Pedagogy, Rural Development, Commercial Cultures and Food Security in PALOP and Brazil, National Delegate to CGIAR (Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research ), Member of the Steering Committee of the European Forum for Agricultural Research (EFARD); Member of the Advisory Committee of the CTA / ACP; National Expert for the 5th Framework Program for Development Assistance of the U.E.

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events

  1. Jan 20

    CTA Executive Board meeting

    The 33rd CTA Executive Board is meeting in Brussels, Belgium, after the European Development Days. The meeting is being attended by board members: Professor Baba Y. Abubakar, Professor Augusto Manuel Correia, Dr Helena Johansson,Professor Faustin R. Kamuzora, …
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    Meeting
    Role:
    Chair

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