«Semente, Associação de Cooperação para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável» (Semente,  Association for Cooperation for Sustainable Development) is a private and non-profit association based in Portugal and founded in 2019.

The purpose of the Semente (that means Seed) is the promotion, by itself or in collaboration with public or private entities, national or foreign, of human and environmental development in a paradigm of sustainability and also the management of national, European Union and co-financed programs.

Semente’s main purposes are the conception, execution, and support of educational, social, cultural, environmental, heritage, civic, and economic programs and projects, namely through actions in the Portuguese territory, in the European Union member countries, and in developing countries. development pathways, especially those of the official Portuguese language.