The Regenerative Agriculture Institute's leadership team includes professionals from different areas of knowledge and specialties related to Regenerative Agriculture.
CARLOS ALBERTO PADILHA
Public Manager, Specialist in Journalism and Master's Student in Agribusiness
Information technology, productive-environmental planning and quantification and sustainable agricultural production.
Agronomist, specialist in plant mineral nutrition, Master and Doctor in Agronomy
Soil fertility in sustainable management systems and use and dynamics of organic residues, especially biochar.
CLÉIA MARIA SIQUEIRA
Veterinarian, Master in Animal Science
Nutrition and production of sheep and beef and dairy cattle, bromatology, forage plants and holistic pasture management.
DERLI SIQUEIRA DA SILVA
Agronomist, Master in Animal Science and Doctor in Agronomy
Production and management of beef and dairy cattle and sheep, natural and cultivated pastures, control of invasive species and preserved forage.
Pharmacist, Master and Doctor in Biology
Management of international cooperation, innovation and intellectual property in agribusiness, food security, bioenergy and environmental biophysics.
JOÃO CARLOS GONZALES
Veterinarian, Master and Doctor in Veterinary Sciences
Biology and control of animal parasitic diseases, with emphasis on resistant R. (B.) microplus tick strains, research methodology and biostatistics.
MARCELO ABREU DA SILVA
Agronomist, Master and Doctor in Ecoethology
Diagnosis, planning, quantification and productive-environmental management of agricultural systems, climate-soil-plant-animal relationships, holistic pasture management and regenerative agriculture.
MARIA DO CARMO BOTH
Veterinarian, Master and Doctor in Animal Science
Ethology and management of wild animals, animal welfare, outdoor pig production and sheep production in natural and cultivated pastures.
Veterinarian, Master in Agribusiness and Doctor in Animal Science
Quality and certification of animal products, use of geoprocessing techniques, life cycle assessment (LCA), pasture-based animal production and regenerative systems.
Agronomist, Master in Agronomy
Conservationist soil management, rational management of pastures and planning and execution of sustainable production systems.
Geologist, Master in Geosciences and Doctor in Ecology
Stratigraphy, geoarchaeology, urban geology and sustainability, geodiversity, geological heritage and environmental education.
SEBASTIÃO FERREIRA DE LIMA
Agronomist, Master in Agronomy and Doctor in Phytotechnics
Physiology and management of intercropping crops, climate-soil-plant-animal relationships, integrated pest and plant disease management.
Agronomist, Master in Animal Science
Nutrition and animal feed, with emphasis on the use of alternative foods and on finishing pigs in pastures with restricted use of concentrates.
VESPASIANO PAIVA NETO
Agronomist, Master and Doctor in Agronomy
Botany, micropropagation, plant anatomy and physiology, with an emphasis on plant management with a view to minimizing biotic and abiotic stresses.