Eduardo Moyano Estrada

  • TRAMAS – Territory, rurality, agriculture, environment environment and sustainability

    Agricultural Engineer (University of Cordoba, Spain) (1978). Sociologist (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain) (1983). He is now research professor in Sociology at the CSIC (Spanish Council of Scientific Research). From 2009 to 2013 he was Director of the Institute for Advanced Social Studies (IESA-CSIC). He teaches rural sociology at the PhD program of the universities of Cordoba, Granada and Seville. His research field is about the processes of collective action and organized interests (farmers’ unions and federations of agricultural co-operatives), as well as the role of social players in the implementation of the rural and farming policies, and water policy. On the topic of farm interest representation systems, he has oriented more than twenty phD research projects on the cases of Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Morocco and Argentina, and published more than one hundred of books and articles in scientific journals. In 1996, his research on federations of agricultural co-operatives in Europe was rewarded with the Arco Iris (Rainbow) Prize. In 2001, he was named Chevallier de l’Ordre du Mérit Agrícole by the French government recognizing his scientific research on farmers’ unions in the European Union. In 2005, he was nominated member of the French Academy of Agriculture at the section of Rural Sociology. In 2018, he received the special award of the Foundation of Rural Studies. From 2005 to 2009 he was director of the Revista Internacional de Sociología (Spanish journal edited by the CSIC and included at the Social Science Citation Index).

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