TERRA is an Associate Laboratory that addresses society’s challenges and provides answers and advice to the public and private sectors, either through the involvement of scientists, stakeholders and policy makers to co-create knowledge and build processes for sustainable development and management of natural resources.
TERRA develops its action along five complementary thematic lines, articulated through multidisciplinary teams with a mission-oriented approach, targeting specific societal challenges and providing quick tailored advice to public and private sectors.
Knowledge, science and the ability to work in a network are fundamental to believing in the Future.
Teresa Ferreira, TERRA Coordinator
Only with a multidisciplinary and integrative approach can we contribute to a more sustainable future.
Paulo Branco, TERRA CEO
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. “Margaret Mead”
Helena Freitas, Centre for Functional Ecology Coordinator