Carla Maria Gomes
Carla Gomes holds a PhD in International Development from the University of East Anglia (United Kingdom) and in Sociology of the Environment and Territory from the University of Lisbon (co-tutelle), as well as an Advanced Postgraduate certificate on Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies. Her doctoral thesis, sponsored by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, analysed the effects of farmland investments on rural communities in Mozambique, through the perspective of environmental justice.
She holds a Masters in Environmental Management and Policies from the University of Aveiro (Portugal). The master’s thesis gave rise to the book “Climate Change and Clean Development: Cooperation between Portugal and the PALOP” (published in Portuguese), awarded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. She also graduated in Social Communication, specializing in Journalism, at the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, and worked as an environment journalist for several years.
She is currently involved in various projects on climate adaptation and stakeholder engagement at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS-ULisboa), with which she has collaborated since 2010 (Plan for Adaptation to Climate Change of the Algarve region, Monitoring and Implementation of the Adaptation Strategy of the Municipality of Loulé). She was also the main research assistant for the interdisciplinary project CHANGE: Changing Climate, Changing Coasts, Changing Communities – glocal erosions, risk conceptions and sustainable solutions in Portugal, financed by FCT (PTDC / CS-SOC / 100376/2008) and coordinated by ICS-ULisboa.
Carla is a member of the Tyndall Center for Climate Change Research (UK), the Network of Environmental Studies in the Portuguese-Speaking Countries (REALP) and BRASPOR – Luso-Brazilian Network on Coastal Zones.
Implications of land deals to environmental justice: the case of Northern Mozambique
Adrian Martins (DEV, UEA)
Luísa Schmidt (ICS, ULisboa)
Oliver Springate-Baginski (DEV, UEA)
Carlos Sangreman Proença (ISEG, ULisboa)
This thesis aims to analyse the effects of farmland deals on local communities in two study sites in Northern Mozambique. I seek to explore the dynamics brought about by new agribusiness investments through the perspective of environmental justice scholarship and qualitative methods.
|Cenários climáticos e desafios societais para as zonas costeiras: co-criação de conhecimento e governança adaptativa||VIII Encontro da Rede Brasil-Portugal de Investigações Costeiras - Saindo da Zona de Conforto: a Interdisciplinaridade das Zonas Costeiras||21/09/2018|
|Implications of Land Deals to Environmental Justice, in the Northern Provinces of Nampula and Cabo Delgado, Mozambique||PhD Symposium of the Global Environmental Justice Group (School of International Development, University of East Anglia)||17/07/2018|
|Capacitação institucional para a adaptação climática: o caso do Algarve||X Congresso Português de Sociologia||11/07/2018|
|Adaptive governance: co-creating adaptation strategies with local communities||XXIII International Conference Society for Human Ecology "Navigating Complexity: Human – Environmental Solutions for a Challenging Future"||07/07/2018|
|Concessões de Terras no Norte de Moçambique: Condições Climáticas como Fator de Vulnerabilidade das Populações Rurais||Conferência Internacional de Ambiente em Língua Portuguesa (CIALP); XX Encontro REALP||09/05/2018|