MOUNTAINS 2020

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MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

O Norte Somos Nós

CIMO is the winner of the "O Norte Somos Nós" Awards in
the category of Research. See video HERE

MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

See a short video
about us

MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança

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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Sustainable Agriculture and Innovative Agro-food Chains

The particular objectives of the Research Line in Sustainable Agriculture and Innovative Agro-food Chains are:

  • Improvement of scientific understanding of agriculture systems,
  • Defininition of management practices to increase efficiency, resilience, and the maintenance of the provision of essential ecosystem services of mountain agriculture systems under scenarios of climate and socioencomic change,
  • Evaluation of quality, authenticity, and traceability of mountain food products (e.g., wild mushrooms and plants, olive oil and other olive products, chestnuts, honey and other bee products, meat products, cheese and other dairy products),
  • Development of methodologies for nutritional, chemical, biochemical and microbiological analyses of food products,
  • Study of the aspects related to food safety control in traditional and innovative mountain food products, and increase the relevance of mountain products to achieve food security,
  • Promotion of agro-idustry business and access to markets based on quality and inovation of mountain products