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Occupation journalist and researcher turned shop owner
Location Trondheim, Sør Trondelag, Norway
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Introduction Brazilian writer, geographer, historian and journalist expatriate in Norway. For 13 years I worked for newspapers Folha de S.Paulo and Valor Econômico in São Paulo. Currently researching into the benefits of organic agriculture to regional development and climate change mitigation in Northeast Brazil. Owner of Doce Vika, a small organic gourmet grocery store in Hommelvik, outside Trondheim.
Interests Produção de alimentos (food production), comércio justo (trade justice), agricultura orgânica (organic agriculture), agricultura familiar (family agriculture), reforma agrária (land reforms), meio ambiente (environment), bacias hidrográficas (river basins), comércio internacional (international trade), subsídios agrícolas(agriculture subsidies), Brasil
Favorite Movies Pane e Tulipani (2000), Wings of Desire ( Der Himmel über Berlin - 1987), Lunes al Sol (2002), Il Viaggio di Capitan Fracassa (1990), Orfeu Negro (1959), The Telegraphist (Telegrafisten - 1993), Babette's Feast(1987), Gaijin(1980), The Piano(1993), Giorni D'Amore(1954), Mogliamante (1977), Macunaíma (1969), One from the Heart (1982), Eu Tu Eles(2000), Una giornata particolare (1977)and any movies with Marcello Mastroianni, Bjørn Sundquist and Bruno Ganz.
Favorite Music Samba (qualquer batuqueiro ou qualquer bloco do Rio me levam), reggae (Gregory Isaacs, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Horace Andy, Bob Marley are some of them) capoeira (Cordão de ouro), classics (I love the romantics, Liszt, Chopin, Schumann, Schubert. Also Mozart, Handel and the entire Baroque period) & pop (Nick Cave, Van Morrison, George Harrison, Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, Carlinhos Brown, Marisa Monte, Fito Paez, Bebel Gilberto, Ed Motta, Rod Stewart, Prince, Ketama, Stevie Wonder and lot of others more)
Favorite Books Books by Pierre Bourdieu, Mark Kurlansky, Max Weber, Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Mangabeira Unger, Don Mitchell, Jurandir Malerba, Érico Veríssimo, Machado de Assis, Sergio Buarque de Hollanda, Karl Polanyi, Kenneth Olwig, Vinicius de Moraes, Graciliano Ramos, Mario de Andrade, Lars Saabye Christensen, J.L. Borges, G.G.Marques and João Cabral de Melo Neto só para mencionar alguns...