Francisco Gomes da Silva
TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC COORDINATION
Undergraduate degree in Agricultural Engineering, Branch of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology from Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA) of the Technical University of Lisbon (currently the University of Lisbon), in 1987.
Post-graduate degree in Business Sciences, by the Instituto Superior das Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE), in 1990.
PhD in Agronomy, from Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA) of the Technical University of Lisbon (currently the University of Lisbon), in 1998.
Currently an Assistant Professor at the Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA) of the University of Lisbon, where he teaches, since 1987 (having suspended this function between 2013 and 2104, for the exercise of his governmental functions), several subjects in the areas of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Policies and Rural Development, Organization and Company Management, and Project Planning and Analysis.
Founding partner of AGROGES, Sociedade de Estudos e Projetos (in which began his activity in 1989), where is currently its Technical and Scientific Coordinator.
Secretary of State for Forestry and Rural Development of the XIX Constitutional Government, between February 2013 and October 2014.
Personal representative of the Minister for Agriculture, the Sea, Environment and Spatial Planning of the XIX Constitutional Government at the Strategic Council for the Internationalization of the Economy, between July 2012 and January 2013.
Advisor to the Cabinet of the Minister for Agriculture, the Sea, the Environment and Spatial Planning of the XIX Constitutional Government, between August 2011 and July 2012.
Member of the Board of Directors of Agromais Plus, between March 2008 and July 2011.
Agricultural Director of DAI – Sociedade de Desenvolvimento Agroindustrial between 1999 and 2002, and from 2002 to 2007 he was nominated as Advisor to the Board of Directors of the same company.
Member of the Board of Directors of Casa Agrícola Quinta da Foz – Sociedade Agropecuária between 2002 and 2007.
Administrator of the Sociedade Agrícola do Faiel, between 1995 and 1999.
He has participated as a speaker in several conferences, congresses and seminars, both in Portugal and abroad, and has published several technical and scientific articles and book chapters, mainly in the areas of Project Planning and Analysis, Water Economics and Agricultural Policy and Rural Development.
He also has experience in several projects developed in Angola, Mozambique and Cape Verde, acquired at the Instituto Superior de Agronomia (Angola), AGROGES (Angola and Cape Verde) and DAI (Mozambique).