Rui Pinto

Project Manager
Master in Forest Engineering (UTAD 2012)

Work Line 2: Risk Management

A Master in Forest Engineering (UTAD, 2012) and postgraduate degree in Local Development, territories, society and citizenship, Rui has over 20 years of experience resulting from the participation in several research projects in areas related to rural fires, fuel management, forestry-pastoralism, pests and diseases of some forest species and public participation. Rui also has experience in forest associations, namely in technical coordination of an Organization of Forest Producers and in technical support to the planning of forest defense against wildfires at a municipal level. In addition, he is trained in GIS with ArcGIS tool.

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Areas of interest:

Agroforestry systems, Forest and fire management, Risk management


Title: Pastoralism in the development of mountain territories in Portugal: A multidimensional analysis of challenges and opportunities

Year: 2022

Authors: Pinto, R.; Castro, M.; Torres-Manso, F. e Rainha, M.

Journal: Revista Portuguesa de Estudos Regionais


Title: The Garrano: heritage and potential landscape paradigm of the Portuguese territory- challenges and opportunities

Year: 2019

Authors: Pinto, R.; Marta-Costa, A.; e Torres-Manso, F.

Journal: Book of Abstracts of the VIII Rural Studies Congress (CER) and VIII ENCONTRO Rural RePort “Cultural landscapes: inheritances and challenges in the territory”


Title: Regional livestock grazing, human demography and fire incidence in the portuguese landscape

Year: 2014

Authors: Torres-Manso, F.; Fernandes, P.; Pinto, R.; Botelho, H.; Monzon, A.

Journal: Forest Systems


Title: Involving Stakeholders in Forest Management: the case of Montemuro Mountain Site

Year: 2014

Authors: Marta-Costa, A.; Pinto, R.; Torres-Manso, F.; Tibério, L.; Carneiro, I.; Portela, J.

Journal: Regional Science Inquiry Journal