Saide Jamal*

University of Coimbra


Received fellowship: University of Coimbra (PhD), 2013
FR: University of Coimbra (Portugal)
TO:University of Pisa (Italy)

Academic supervisor: Professor Maria Paula Meneses
Academic achievements, social engagement initiatives:
Engaged in drafting a project endowed to promote disable children's and elder people's rights in Inhambane in Mozambique through implementation of an informal community learning center where people could come together and find solutions for their problems. Problems tackled: Compensation items for disable children; children's marriage by promoting actions oriented to settle young girls in the schools, and promotion of debates with local community members to discourage this practice.

Saide Jamal is a Ph.D Candidate in Human Rights at the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and a PhD Visiting Research Abroad (granted by the Sylff Research Abroad) at the Interdisciplinary Center Science for Peace of the University of Pisa in Italy.
He received his master degree in Governance and Democracy by a joint programme by the University of Coimbra in Portugal and the University of Siegen in Germany. In 2009, he graduated from the Faculty of Accountancy and Management of the Universidade Mussa Bin Bique in Mozambique with major in Management.
Recently, he finished a research on participatory budgeting and local economic development and delivered a Ph.D thesis entitled: The role of participatory budgeting in promoting urban development in Mozambique.
His research interests are focused on development studies; human rights; democratic governance; participatory budgeting and local economic development.

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