Ana I. Ribeiro-Barros

University of LisbonPortugal

More than 20 years of experience in Tropical Research, with a strong component of Research for Development (R4D) during the last 15 years, based on interdisciplinary projects applied to the characterization, conservation, monitoring and management of agroforestry resources, with a strong component of post-graduate training and institutional and capacity building, with particular emphasis in Portugal, Brazil and Mozambique. From 2006 to 2012 Dr. Ribeiro-Barros was the deputy National Contact Point of Portugal at the European Initiative for Agricultural Research for Development (EIARD), the ARD European Coordination Group (ECG) and the CGIAR Consortium. From 2007 to 2009 she was the representative of the Tropical Research Institute (IICT) at the Biosafety Group, in the former European Consortium for Agricultural Research in the Tropics (ECART), now Agrinatura. Other positions and activities: (i) Deputy Director of Department (2006/2009) and Research Center (2006/2015); (ii) Head of Lab (since 2000); (iii) Professor: Universidade de Lisboa, School of Agriculture (since 2015); FCT-Nova (since 2016); Gorongosa National Park (since 2018); Eduardo Mondlane University (since 2009); (iv) Development of courses and education tools and methodologies (since 1998); (v) Projects: 16 coordination; 13 team/institutional coordination; 24 collaboration; (vii) 128 Peer-reviewed publications, most in co-authorship with researchers from Europe (Sweden, The Netherlands or France), Brazil or Mozambique: 16 book chapters; 66 indexed articles; 46 articles in conference proceedings; (viii) Referee in more than 40 international journals (e.g. African Journal of Biotechnology, BMC Plant Biology, Environmental and Experimental Biology, Food Research International, Forests, Genes, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Microorganisms, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Plant and Soil, Plants, Sciencia Horticulturae, Scientific reporter, Tropical Plant Biology); (ix) Editorial offices (2020): African Journal of Biotechnology, Agronomy, Frontiers in Genetics (special issue), Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development, PeerJ; (x) H index: 20 (Scopus) / 19 (WoS).

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