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Alexandre Berndt


Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento (Brasil). Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA). Embrapa Pecuária Sudeste  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Holds a degree in Biological Sciences from the University of São Paulo - USP (1993), a degree in Agronomic Engineering from ESALQ/USP (1998), a Master's degree in Animal Science and Pastures from ESALQ/USP (2001) and a PhD in Ecology of Agroecosystems from USP ( 2005). He exercised professional activity in Environmental Management in a multinational company. He was a scientific researcher at the Animal Science Institute of APTA-Agência Paulista de Tecnologia dos Agronegócios between 2007 and 2010. He is currently a researcher at EMBRAPA Sotheast Livestock in São Carlos, SP. He has experience in Animal Science, with emphasis on Sustainable Animal Production Systems, working mainly on the following topics: animal nutrition, nutritional requirements, meat quality and methane production in cattle. He participates in the Technical Committee of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations - MCTI for the preparation of the National Inventory of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. He participates in the FAO Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership-LEAP enteric methane working group. He participated in the Steering Committee of the LANDMARK Research Network of the European Union. He represents Embrapa in FAO's GASL-Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock. Between 2016 and 2019 he held the chair of the international committee of the Conference on Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture-GGAA, holding a meeting in Brazil in August 2019 ( He is a report reviewer for the IPCC and the World Bank. He served as Deputy Head of Research and Development at Embrapa Southeast Livestock between January 2014 and August 2021. He is currently Chief General of Embrapa Southeast Livestock and Vice President of the Brazilian Society of Animal Science.. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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