Elisia da Cruz

Sébastien Hervé / UBO


Elisia Da Cruz, sociologist and director of Fisheries Promotion and Development Department in National Institute for the Development of Fisheries Development - INDP..

Graduated in Sociology (2008) from the University of Mindelo, in Cape Verde, have a Master in Sustainable Development Management (2013) and doctorate in Marine Science, Technology and Management by the University of Vigo in Spain.

In INDP dedicates to the management and monitoring of research, project and extension activities in fishing communities; coordinates the training for technicians of INDP and for the fisheries communities; makes permanent contacts with fisheries communities by providing information on the fisheries sector, and help him to develop projects and other activities.

Areas of interest research: Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM), Governance, Public Policy and Sustainable Development, Marine Protected Areas (MPA), Fisheries.