Academic Qualifications

Habilitation in Economics, 2006 – Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.

PhD in Economics, 1991 – Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.

Bachelor in Economics, 1976 – Universidade de Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), Maputo, Mozambique.

Biographical Information

Fernando Jorge Cardoso, PhD in Economics, attained his agregation in 2006 at the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (ISEG), Portugal. In Mozambique, he was lecturer and director of the Faculdade de Economia at Eduardo Mondlane University, advisor of the Ministro do Plano (1977-1983), as well as director of the sugar company Maragra (1983-1985). In Portugal, since October 2012, he  is a research coordinator at the Instituto Marquês de Valle Flôr (IMVF), and guest lecturer at the Instituto Superior de Gestão (ISG). Previously, Fernando Jorge Cardoso has been a lecturer at the UML (1991-2007), the Universidade Fernando Pessoa (2008-2011), the Instituto Superior de Gestão (1993-1994), and at ISCTE (1995-2000). He was responsible for the Africa program of the IEEI (1991-2012), taught in numerous subjects, participated in juries of doctoral and Master programs, and in several researche projects. Fernando Jorge Cardoso practices as consultant, and has coordinated the evaluation of development aid programs in Angola, Mozambique and Cape Verde. He has widely published on African issues, development, and international relations.

Key Publications

Cardoso, Fernando Jorge (2010), Beyond Development Aid: EU-Africa Political Dialogue on Global Issues of Common Concern. Lisboa: IEEI-SAIIA-ECDPM Publication for EARN.

Cardoso, Fernando Jorge (2007), Diplomacia, Cooperação e Negócios: o papel dos actores externos em Angola e Moçambique. Lisboa: Metropolis & IEEI.

Cardoso, Fernando Jorge (2001), “Les intégrations désintégrées de l’Afrique”. L’Afrique Politique, 269-285.

Cardoso, Fernando Jorge (1997), “A África em Mutação”. Revista Luso-Africana de Direito, 339-347.

Cardoso, Fernando Jorge (1992), “SADCC e Interdependência na África Austral“. Centro de Estudos Africanos, 10, 75-106.

Cardoso, Fernando Jorge (1991), “África Austral – O Desafio do Futuro”. IEEI, 73-100.

Cardoso, Fernando Jorge (1991), “Estudos Afro-Asiáticos”. Centro de Estudos Afro Asiáticos, 20, 61-83, 1991.


Ferreira, P.M., F.J. Cardoso, Fernanda Faria (2015) O Papel de Portugal na Arquitetura Global do Desenvolvimento: Opções para o Futuro da Cooperação Portuguesa, IMVF & ecdpm. 978-989-97279-9-1.