Founded in 2018, IBA - Brazilian Institute of Agroecology is an association of private law, non-profit, of organizational character and without political or partisan nature.
It is governed by its Bylaws, defined after the General Meeting, and consists of the following administrative bodies:
Antônio Nascimento Silva Teixeira
Agronomist graduated in 1982 from the Federal University of Lavras - MG. Master's degree in Soil Science from UNESP de Jaboticabal - SP, in 2000. Salesman and Manager for 4 years in multinational companies in Mato Grosso - BR and Rio Grande do Sul - BR (Ciba and Basf). Entrepreneur and executive in the trade of agricultural inputs, for 13 years. Professor for 12 years and coordinator of the Agronomy course at FAZU - Faculdades Associadas de Uberaba - MG. First professor of Agroecology at FAZU, in 2000. Vegetable farmer for 7 years, soil and hydroponic crops. Technical consultant in Brazil for 10 years; pioneer in Agroecosystem Bioactivation and Professional Agroecology (composting, organic complexation, rock powders, etc.). Founder and Executive Director of IBA - Brazilian Institute of Agroecology.
Julia Vieira de Camargo Lopes
Agronomist graduated from UNESP / FCAV - Campus de Jaboticabal in 2018. During graduation, made an internship in the area of Agricultural Entomology, focused on ecological pest management. In addition, during the nine-month period, made a curricular internship at Raízen Energia S.A., in the area of Agroindustrial Logistics. Has practical experience in conducting field and laboratory experiments, as well as project management, process standardization and people management. Is currently General Coordinator of IBA - Brazilian Institute of Agroecology.
Rafaela Guio Ferreira
Gestora de Projetos
Graduada em Engenharia Agronômica pela UNESP/FCAV – Campus de Jaboticabal, já foi membro do Grupo PET- Engenharia Agronômica, monitora da disciplina de Hortaliças, estagiária no Laboratório de Produção Vegetal, ligado Núcleo de Estudos em Olericultura e Melhoramento e bolsista de Iniciação Científica FAPESP. Atualmente é gestora de projetos e responsável pela comunicação do IBA – Instituto Brasileiro de Agroecologia.