Land and Rural Development
Description: Multidisciplinary studies on the State’ s performance, in its varied spheres (Union, State and municipalities), as well as the private agents (Producers, cooperatives, companies, etc.) and NGOs as an instance of regimentation, planning, management, and structuring of social and productive processes of rural reach, facing the imperatives of sustainability in its multiple dimensions (ethical, cultural and symbolic, economic, social).
Value Aggregation in Agroindustrial Systems
Description: This lines of research is aimed at multi-disciplinary research on the outside environment, and on the internal environment regarding the different processes, resources and products that can contribute to the sustainable value aggregation of several types of agencies and the agro-industrial system as a whole.