Expertise: Minor crops for industrial uses: fiber, oil, renewable energy ressources out of tropical oil crops, wild palms, fiber crops and similar. Jatropha curcas, agronomic studies: fertiization and crop nutrition, germplasm characterization
Professional/ Work Experience:
Researcher, Mercedes Benz do Brasil: Agronomic issues of Ananas lucidus fibercrop.
Research Assistant, University of Hohenheim: Fiber crops, Mechanical coffee harvest.
Lecturer/Researcher, Centro Universitario Luterano de Santarem/PA, Brazil: Survey of native oil crops for Biodiesel production, agronomic issues on Ricinus comunis, caracterization of oil seeds and oil, germplasm collection of native oil crops.
Geo Interest: Southamerica, Centralamerica and the Caribean, Australia and New Zealand
GDN Subject Interests: Agriculture and Farming Systems | Community Based Rural Development | Rural Infrastructure | Biodiversity | Climate Change | Sustainable Land Management | Natural Resources Management | Training and Distance Learning | Impact Evaluation | Poverty Reduction | Tourism | Land Tenure | Water Resources Management | Hydropower | Irrigation | Energy Efficiency | Energy Resources and Technologies | Rural and Renewable Energy