Joana Manuel Matusse Joaquim, graduated in Tourism Planning from Eduardo Mondlane University, at Inhambane Higher School of Hospitality and Tourism, Mozambique; Master in Agroecology and Rural Development, Federal University of São Carlos, Center for Agricultural Sciences, Brazil; PhD student in Development Studies at the University of Lisbon, at the Higher Institute of Economics and Management, Portugal. Lecturer at Eduardo Mondlane University at the Chibuto Superior School of Business and Entrepreneurship since 2009. She held the positions of Coordinator of the Management and Leadership course from 2009 to 2011; Coordinator of the Academic Quality Office from 2013 to 2016. Presented a Poster at the Conference at RUFORUM - Capacity Building in Agriculture; Participated in the PESED Women's Empowerment and Socio-Economic Development Project in 2015-2016. A project funded by Italian Cooperation in coordination with the Gender Affairs Coordination Center - CECAGE. She is an associate researcher at the Center for Africa Studies and Development (CESA).
Publications: (1) Joaquim, J. A .; Joaquim; J.M. M .; Rosario, N. M .; Elisha, C. M. R .; Mula, N.A. & Macuacua, Q.A. (2017). Assessment of the Level of Access to Credit Services, Public and Private, of Women-owned and / or Women's-Led Micro and Small Enterprises in Agricultural Activity in Gaza Province. In Italian Agency for Development Cooperation-AICS and Center for Coordination of Gender Affairs-CECAGE (Org.). Women's Socio-Economic Empowerment in Mozambique Reflections and recommendations at the end of the PESED program. Maputo: Italian Agency for Development Cooperation-AICS, p. 12-13; (2) Joaquim, J. M. M. (2018). District Development Fund Agricultural Projects: A Case Study in Chibuto, Mozambique. Beau Bassin: New Academic Editions, p. 138; (3) Joaquim, J. A .; Rosario, N.M. & Joaquim, J.M. M. (2018). Level of access to credit for women-led agricultural SMEs: A study on women's socioeconomic empowerment conducted in Mozambique in Gaza province. Beau Bassin: New Academic Editions, p. 102; (4) Joaquim, J., Sampaio, A., & Mosca, J. (2018). International Agribusiness and Multidimensionality of Value Perception of Small Farmers in Xinavane, Mozambique: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis. Development and Society, 3 (4), 29-42.