Environment
Project
March 12, 2021

The Ocean Economy in Portugal: An Investors’ Guide

Worldwide, the ocean economy is becoming more and more critical. This is also true for Portugal, which has a vast coastal area as well as a robust institutional framework for the development of blue economy activities.

The purpose of this project is to produce a guide that shall provide potential investors with the most relevant up-to-date information on both established and emergent sectors that compose the blue economy in Portugal in order to create economic value and foster sustainable growth. The guide contains general information on economic indicators, regulatory, labor, and taxing aspects, among others. Additionally, it points out what are considered to be the areas of opportunity for future developments in the sector, and it includes specific information on current trends, availability of human resources, funding sources and a business and institutions directory for each of those areas

Funded by: Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento

Researchers: Maria Antonieta Cunha e Sá, Luís Catela Nunes, Carina Silva, Renato Rosa

Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center

Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center develops applied research and provides policy advice in environmental and natural resources economics.

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Environment
Opinion Article
SDG
13

Great success for whom?

Diogo Silva, one of the representatives of the Climate Strike in Portugal, was invited to write an opinion article to Expresso, lma Grande

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Environment
Opinion Article
SDG
13

Inclined plane

We live in crisis, but it is not new. Today is a pandemic, tomorrow a new economic crisis and the climate crisis continues to worsen. The state may not only serve for temporary emergencies and the state that this has reached is a structural crisis. It is possible to resolve an economic crisis by also leaving the climate crisis fairly.

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Environment
Project
SDG
13
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OPTIMUS PRIME – Optimal Greening of Irrigated Farmland to Achieve a Prime Environment

OPTIMUS PRIME aims to investigate the ecological benefits provided by the ecological focus areas of farmland areas, in order to provide guidelines aiming to increment benefits to ecosystem services and farmland producers.

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