CINIRO COSTA JUNIOR
GHG • SOIL CARBON • AGRICULTURE SUPPLY CHAINS
Science Officer for Low Emissions Development of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
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As a Science Officer for the CCAFS Low Emissions Development flagship, Ciniro leads selected research initiatives. He is also in charge of the coordination of the Climate Food and Farming – Global Research Alliance Development Scholarships. Ciniro also works as a Project Coordinator for the Climate and Agriculture Supply Chains Initiative at the Institute for Forestry and Agricultural Management and Certification (IMAFLORA) in Brazil. He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, and did work as a Visiting Researcher at University of New Hampshire and as a Post-Doctoral research at Woods Hole Research Center on modeling carbon and nitrogen dynamics in soils under agricultural systems in the Brazilian Amazon.
• Adequate vegetative cover decreases nitrous oxide emissions from cattle urine deposited in grazed pastures under rainy season conditions
• Deep soils modify environmental consequences of increased nitrogen fertilizer use in intensifying Amazon agriculture
• SEEG initiative estimates of Brazilian greenhouse gas emissions from 1970 to 2015
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