Fernanda Faria

Fernanda Faria is an independent consultant working mainly on issues related to peacebuilding and statebuilding policies in fragile states, including security and development policy responses, particularly in the context of EU-Africa relations. She has conducted field work, policy analysis, and consultation processes on these themes, namely for the EU and OECD in central African states and Guinea-Bissau. She co-authored a study for the 2007 Portuguese Presidency of the EU entitled Situations of fragility: challenges for a European response strategy and has written about the role of the EU in crisis management in Africa. Faria is programme associate at the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) in Maastricht and associate researcher at the Institute for Security and International Studies (IEEI) in Lisbon.