Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Federal Rural University of Pernambuco
Mailing address: 
Rua Dom Manuel de Medeiros, s/n, Dois Irmãos - CEP: 52.171-900 - Recife -PE
+55 81 3320 6010
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Maria José de Sena
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Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Anísio Francisco Soares
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Coordinator for International Programs
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Focal point 2 - Name: 
Geyza Leyde Camello Lustusa
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International Office Secretary
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Focal point 3 - Name: 
João Marques de Almeida
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Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Since 1912, UFRPE has been building its tradition in teaching, extension and research in the State of Pernambuco, and in Brazil. Its secular history is marked at the same time by the capacity for innovation in seeking to contribute to overcoming socio-environmental problems and sustainable development in projects and research involving the agrarian, human, social and exact sciences. Inaugurated with Veterinary Medicine and Agronomy courses, the new profile of the Institution covers 59 undergraduate courses, including Administration, Economics, Physical Education, Gastronomy, Information Systems, Computer Science and several Engineering, in the campus of Recife and in the country side of the state, with the Academic Units Garanhuns (UAG), Serra Talhada (UAST) and Cabo de Santo Agostinho (UACSA), as well as a Distance Education. At the graduate level, he excelled in the production of research with 48 master's and doctoral courses. In terms of infrastructure, UFRPE offers the academic community the Central Library (BC), with a collection of more than 70 thousand volumes, including books and leaflets, newspaper titles, films and documentaries. The BC is also equipped with digital reference totems for publications and other institutional information, as well as computers that enable the operation of the equipment through sounds, as well as Braille printer and other apparatuses for students with visual limitations. UFRPE also has advanced research stations, located in the Litoral, Zona da Mata, Agreste and Sertão de Pernambuco, being the Ecological Station of Tapacurá, in São Lourenço da Mata; Experimental Station of Sugarcane (EECAC) and Experimental Station of Small Animals (EEPAC), in Carpina; Garanhuns Cattle Clinic (CBG); Irrigated Agriculture Station (EAII), in Ibimirim; and the Irrigated Agriculture Station (EAIP) in Parnamirim. The campus structure of Dois Irmãos also has a Sports center with semi-Olympic swimming pool, indoor court, soccer field and athletics track; student residence; Core health services for medical, dental, psychological consultations, laboratory and clinical analyzes, social assistance and nursing for servers, students and the surrounding community; Veterinary Hospital, which performs 1200 monthly visits, among consultations, examinations and surgeries in small and medium-sized animals. UFRPE, through the International Cooperation Agency (ICA), establishes relations and agreements of interinstitutional cooperation with universities and centers of education and scientific production of several countries. Through projects aimed at exchanging experience of students and teachers of different nationalities, UFRPE signs agreements, promotes exchanges and guides the university community about scholarship opportunities, courses and international events. It also facilitates and encourages the coming of researchers from other countries for mutual enrichment.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Since its creation in 1912, UFRPE has been involved very strongly in outreach activities, throughout the years our Institution has been developing projects that align perfectly with UN’s principles. We can provide, upon request a document listing every project at the University and its alignment with the SDGs. Bellow I provide a general list of them: 1-Quotas and other policies of access and permanence for quilombolas, indigenous and students in socioeconomic vulnerability situation; 2- Family farming projects and appreciation of agricultural cooperatives; 3- Extension projects in art and culture for the community; 4- University Interiorization 5- SDG Network Universities-Brazil – PNUD Brazil