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Expert NameMr. Heraldo Peixoto Da Silva
TitleProfessor
DivisionDept of Agricultural Engineering
InstitutionUniversidade Federal da Bahia
CityBahia
CountryBrazil
Telephone55 75 7211220/3668
Emailheraldo(at)gd.com.br
Work Experience- Technician in Rural Extension, Empresa de Assistencia Tecnica e Extensao Rural da Bahia (EMATERBA), 1981-89: Technical assiatance to rural producers. Visits of evaluation and supervision of agricultural projects. Technology transfer to farmers using different methodologies (demonstration fields, field days and others). Participation in meetings with multidisciplinary groups to discuss and create program for Operative Units of Bahia Enterprise to technical assistance and rural extension. - Consultant as Agronomist Engineer, Empresa de Desenvolvimento Rural (EMDER). Technical responsiblity over evaluation metric plans for work beside the Central Bank of Brazil and training fort the company technicians. Technical assistance beside the rural producers of cocoa and othe native seeds, farm activities at the company CEPLAC/Rural Extension Department place in Valencia, Bahia, Brazil.
QualificationsPhD in Rural Engineering, Universidad Politecnica de madrid, Spain 1991-95 MSc in Soil Science, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 1984-86 MSc in Evaluation and Correction of Environmental Impacts, Universidade Politecnica and Comluntense de Madrid, 1992-93 Specialization in Applied Hydrology, Centro de Estudios y Experimentacion do Ministerio de Obras Publicas y Medio Ambiente de Espana, Cedex, 1991-95 Undergraduate in Agricultural engineering, Universidade Federal da Bahia,
Number of Publications5
Awards
Other Activities- Consultant in Multidisciplinary team that elaborated Bahia State Planning for the utilisation of the natural water resource to the Secretary of Hydroligic Resources of Bahia State - Consultant at IICA, Instituto Interamericano de Cooperacao para a Agricultura ( Soil and Water Conservation, from 21 April to present) - Consultant to BACELL (Bahia Cellulose) who cycles residues drom paper industry, Brazil - Member, Post-graduate section of the Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
Publications1. Silva, H.P. 1995. Modelo de Prediccion de la densidad aparente de un Haploxeralf basado en la reistencia a penetracion. Departamento de Ingeniera Rural da Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain. PhD Thesis. 182 p. 2. Silva, H.P. 1993. Evaluacion del impacto producido por distintos sistemas de laboreo sobre la calidad Edafica del suelo para los cultivos Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros de Montes, Spain. Master Thesis. 142 p. 3. Silva, H.P. 1986. Infiltracao da agua em um Podzolico Vermelho-Escuro fisicamente degradado em processo de recuperacao. Departamento de Solos da Faculdade da Agronomia de Univesidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 98 pp. 4. Silva, H.P. y Martos, J.L.H. 1993. Efecto de la compactacion mecanica sobre la resistencia a la penetracion, en tres sistemas de preparacion del suelo. It was presented on the XXV Conferencia Internacional de Mecanizacion Agraria in Zaragoza, Spain and published at the Feira Internacional de Maquinaria Agri
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
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