Academic Qualifications

PhD in African Studies, 2015 – ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal.

Post Graduation in African Studies: Social and Economic Development in Africa, 2007 – ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal

Bachelor in Anthropology, 2005 – School for Social and Political Sciences, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal

Biographical Information

I research in international aid and development, global health, global discourses and practices and local realities.  More recently my research interests expanded to mining activity and its impacts on socio-cultural context, civil society and good governance dynamics in African countries.

Key Publications

Sequeira, Ana Rita (2015). The introduction of Rapid Diagnostic Test for Malaria in Mozambique: Local Appropriation and Complementary Therapeutics. The Australasian Review of African Studies (ARAS), vol 6, N. 1, pp. 114-128.

McHenry, M, A Morrison-Saunders, P Gorey, A R Sequeira; H Mtegha & D. Doepel (2015). Puzzled: Navigating extractives policy information jigsaws for best practice and transparency. The Extractive Industries and Society, 2(3): 401-405.

Morrison-Saunders, M.P. McHenry, J.A. Wessels, A. Rita Sequeira, H. Mtegha, D. Doepel (2015). Planning for artisanal and small-scale mining during EIA: Exploring the potentialThe Extractive Industries and Society, 2 (4), 813-819.


Sequeira, A.R., Mark P. McHenry, Angus Morrison-Saunders, Hudson Mtegha, David Doepel (2016) "Is the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) sufficient to generate transparency in environmental impact and legacy risks? The Zambian minerals sector", Journal of Cleaner Production