Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo

Researcher in the Project “Capacitate to Qualification and Innovation in Minho-Lima
Social Networks” (CQIMLSN)

Jan 2013 to Jul 2014

Promotion of local development from the implementation of integrated planning dynamics in the totality of Minho-Lima territory (constitute of ten territorial municipalities) and its Municipal Social Networks (MSN).

The main goal was to work with the teams responsible for the municipal plans, find and establish a balance between them, promote the exchange of experiences, dissemination of good practices, and harmonization of work methods in order to create common languages that facilitate cooperation and joint work in a municipal and supra-municipal perspective.


  • Creation of Bottom-Up based Social Diagnostics and Intervention Plans in all ten municipalities
  • Participation in Several International Scientific Conferences to share results and methodology
  • Publication of a book and several scientific articles