Fernanda Machiaveli Morão de Oliveira

Vice-minister, Agrarian Development and Family Agriculture, Brazil

Fernanda Machiaveli holds a BA and PhD in Political Science from the University of São Paulo (USP). A graduate in Social Sciences from USP, she was a special student at Harvard University and a fellow at the Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.
Ms. Machiaveli has been a Specialist in Public Policy and Government Management in the federal government for 11 years. In 2023, she became the Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Family Farming, alongside Minister Paulo Teixeira, with the responsibility of coordinating the reconstruction of public policies oriented to family farming, agrarian reform, land governance and food supply.
Formerly, he was Chief of Cabinet of the Executive Secretariat of the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic and Chief of Cabinet of the Ministry of Agrarian Development. She was responsible for the formulation and coordination of policies in response to civil society demands, such as the National Policy on Social Participation, the National Policy on Agroecology and Organic Production, the Agroindustrialisation of Agrarian Reform Settlements Programme (Terra Forte) and the Programme for the Strengthening of Agroecology and Organic Production Networks (Ecoforte). She also led the area of Government Transformation of the Innovation Directorate of the National School of Public Administration (Gnova Transforma/Enap). Ms. Machiaveli has successfully coordinated more than 60 projects on strategic management, service design and the development of innovative solutions to public challenges. These include the Cities that Transform programme, which supports municipal challenges related to the 2030 Agenda.