Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, VI Provisional Government and I Constitutional Government. Member, PS National Executive. President, PS Parliamentary Group, First Secretary VEDS.
Deputy, Constituent Assembly and Assembly of the Republic, 1975-1976 and since 1976. Vice President, PS Parliamentary Group. Teacher, Higher Institute of Agronomy.
Consultant, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and Centre des Hautes Etudes Agronomiqes Méditerranéens. Researcher, National Institute of Agricultural Reform. Director of Development Projects in Brazil, Angola, Mozambique and Portugal.