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Sérgio Rocha has an Agronomist degree with M.Sc.in Botanical Genetic Resources / Ethnobotany. Nominee as prominent conservationist by CERC/Columbia University as a researcher in Amazon. He also collaborated with AVINA Foundation and as Permaculture teacher / activist. Founder of Instituto Cidade Jardim, a pioneer green roof company in Brasil. Researcher in a program for technological innovation in green roofs in partnership with FAPESP / FINEP, University of Bologna (Italy) and the Center of Excellence in Green Roofs (Germany). Co-author of the book Multifunctional Urban Green Infrastructure published by the World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
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