ODYSSEA is a 4-year project funded by the European Community within the MSCA RISE action in the frame of the Horizon 2020 porgramme financially supporting European mobilities to Brazil. It gathers various Brazilian and international networks to better respond the challenges of sustainable development to support public and expert federations policies on social, health and environment questions in Amazonas. This skills pool is a unique opportunity to capitalize knowledges and how-know concerning the diferent factors on environment-society interactions in Amazonas. ODYSSEA is built around 35 bilateral cooperation research projects between Europe and Brazil .
observation and tools
While maintaining the interrested teams’ intellectual property, to explore retrospectively the interactions between environment and society and their evolution in the last decades based on social, health and environmental data and public policies. From this analyse, to suggest an harmonization of the observations for the future in view to sustain the observatory.
To turn the achievments of knowledges and observation on the diferents observatory sites into useful products to elaborate policies which integrate social, environmental, economic, human health dimensions and able to promote the populations adaptation in the frame of a quick environment change.
Training and social learning
To reinforce the researchers and students training by the research, the how-know transfer through workshops and conferences to enhance the interactions between researchers with the society (including the local populations) and setting up information and tools available alongside the decision-makers and users, and the profissionals’ training in order to use these tools during conferences and summer schools.
“NEWS: The third ODYSSEA meeting will be held in Bélem at EMBRAPA Amazonia Oriental from 27th to 29th September 2017 and should gather more than 50 Brazilian and European participants More”
Objectives and Expected Results
Observatory of the dynamics of interactions between societies and environnement in the Amazon