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Jose Antonio Vaz Semedo

National investigator
Jose Semedo is the national investigator for Cabo Verde


Jose Antonio Vaz Semedo is General Director of Afrosondagem, Afrobarometer National Partner in Cabo Verde. He also doubles as the National Investigator of the institution and has been conducting Afrobarometer surveys since 2002.

Jose Semedo has a PhD in Political and Social Sciences from the University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium (2012) and a Master’s degree in Sociology from the State University of Campinas – São Paulo – Brazil (1995).

Currently, he serves as the Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the Cabo Verdean Sociology Association, and is a Professor at the Public University of Cape Verde since 2012.

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