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Pedro Roberto Jacobi

by Richard Meckien - published Aug 18, 2014 02:06 PM - - last modified Apr 04, 2017 04:08 PM

Pedro Jacobi - PerfilSociologist, Master in Urban and Regional Planning (Harvard University, 1976), PhD in Sociology (University of Sao Paulo, 1986), Full Professor at USP’s School of Education and the Graduate Program on Environmental Science (PROCAM). Coordinator of the PROCAM in 2010-2012 and PhD Coordinator of the PROCAM in 2012-2014.

Coordinator of GovAmb USP - Lab on Socioenvironmental Governance. Approached issues: Social Learning and Water Governance, Management, Sustainability and Education, Water Footprint and Private Sector Production, Environmental Valuation, Climate Change, and Public Policies.

Projects in activity:

Project on Water Governance, Transparency and Accountability in Brazil-compared analysis with Spain, Mexico and Portugal (2012-2014).

Project Bluegrass - The struggles for “blue gold”: from grassroots mobilizations for water to the internationalization of environmental policies. A multilevel analysis -USP/ANR (2013-2017).

Partnership with Fundación Botin for the Research on Water Footprint in Latin America and Spain (2011-2013)

Coordinator of LAPPES - Laboratory of Education and Environment at USP - PROCAM/IEE/USP.

Coordinator of subproject on Climate and Environmental Governance at INCLINE/USP - Interdisciplinary Climate Investigation Center.

Coordinator of the Brazilian Section of the Regional Center for Climate Change and Decision making Process – UNESCO – since 2012.

Editor of the journal “Ambiente e Sociedade”.

Member of the Board (2006-2010) and former President (2000-2004) of the National Association of Graduate Studies and Research in Environment and Society of Brazil (ANPPAS).

President of the Board of ICLEI - Local Governments and Sustainability in Brazil since 2011.

Research projects concluded in the last eight years: NEGOWAT (Negotiation of Water Conflicts in Peri Urban Basins, European Community, 2002-2006). Twin Basins (Environmental Participation in Water Management in the metropolitan region of São Paulo, CIDA/Canada, 2003-2007). Science and Environmental Policy: cases in areas of Environmental Protection (CNpq - 2010-2013). Social Learning in Watersheds in the State of São Paulo (CNPq - 2007-2010). Social Learning and Watersheds in the metropolitan region of São Paulo (Fapesp - 2008-2011).

Publications: organization of a book on Research Action and Environment (2012), Social Practices and Environmental Governance (2012), Water Footprint (2012), Social Learning and Water Management (2012), Environmental Education and Social Movements (2010). Organization of three books on Water Governance in Latin America and Europe (2009). Organization of a book on Social Actors and Water Governance in the State of Sao Paulo (2009). Co-author of a book on Social Inclusion and Management of Solid Waste in the metropolitan region of São Paulo (2009). Book on Selective Collection of Solid Waste, Recycling Policies in Brazil (2008).

Articles on: Social Learning in Water Management (2009, 2011, 2012, 2013); Environmental Education and the Risk Society (2008), Environmental Education: complexity, interdisciplinarity (2005), Role playing games and water management (co-author,2008), Participation in Shared Water Management Policies in Brazil (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013), Education and Climate Change (2009, 2011, 2013).

Research group: Environment and Society

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