Ana Paula Sançana
Technical responsible for the beekeeping – Lousamel Beekeepers Cooperative
Ana Paula Sançana is technical responsible for the beekeeping of the Lousamel Beekeepers Cooperative, has a Degree in Agro-Livestock Engineering by the Agrarian School of Coimbra, Postgraduate degree in Social Economy, cooperatives and Mutualism in Coimbra Economics Department University, also a Postgraduate degree in Rural Development and Food Security. An IGCAT Expert (International Institute of Gastronomy Culture, Arts and Tourism) since 2022, she has extended experience in technical support for the production of honey and bee health, being also responsible for several lectures and communications about bees and biodiversity, bees and sustainability, contributed in article, conference paper and posters of scientific character. Advisor and co-advisor of internships in the area of environmental engineering, organic agriculture and veterinary medicine. She is currently doing a PhD in agronomic and forestry sciences with particular interest in the impact of Vespa Velutina Nigrithorax on national beekeeping. Communicating the importance of bees is something that enthrals her, which is why she wrote a children’s book as a way of communicating this theme with children.