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Independent experts nominated by country party

Paulo Roberto Coelho Lopes

First name
Paulo Roberto
Last name
Coelho Lopes
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Soil Science
UN languages spoken


Job function
Telephone number
55 81 862 1711
Work experience
My activities have been devoted to agricultural research in the Brazilian semi-arid region with emphasis on soil conservation and management. The lmain research lines are the characterization, mapping, management and conservation techniques for semi-arid areas with the objective of preserving our natural resources in Brazil and inother countries. I have also been involved in research administration of an agricultural research center located in the Brazilian semi-arid region (Embrapa Semi-Arid), as the main Head of this institution. I have worked as Project Coordinator for the Brazilian Northeast in several research projects dealing with soil management and conservation; I have been technical advisor for technical publications on soil an natural resources; I have also been Instructor in a series of technical training courses on soil and water management, including training for technical staff both in Brazil and in Guatemala and Honduras.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B.Sc Agronomy, Universidade Federal da Bahia, 1981_x000D_
M.Sc Soil & Water Management, Universidade Federal do Rio grande do Sul. 1984_x000D_
D.Sc. Saline soils Management, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 1998
Number of Publications
Publication titles
LOPES, P.R.C; COGO, N.P; LEVIEN, R. Eicacia relativa de tipos e quantidades de rsiduos culturais espalhados uniformemente sobre o solo na reduçäo da erosao hidrica. Campinas, Revista Brasileira de Ciencia do Solo, Campinas, v. 11, p.193-197, 1987._x000D_
LOPES, P.R.C.; COGO, N.P., CASSOL, E.A. Indluência da cobertura vegetal morta na reduçao da velocidade da enxurrada e na distribuiçao de tamanho de sedimentos transportados. Campinas, Revista Brasileira de Ciêcia do Solo, Campinas, v. 11, p.193-197, 1987._x000D_
LOPES, P.R.C., BRITO, L.T. de L. Erosividade da chuva no Médio São Francisco, Revista Brasileira de Ciãcia do Solo. Campinas, v.17, n.1, p.129-133, 1993_x000D_
LOPES, P.R.C., GISBERT, J.M: GOMEZ, L.D. Efecto de dosis de polimero maleico en la formación de costra superficial y nascencia de algodón. Boletin de la Sociedad Española de Ciencia del Suelo, Granada, n.2, p.179-184m1998._x000D_
SILVA, M.S.L. da LOPES, P:R.C., ANJOS, J.B. dos SILVA, A de S; Brito, L.T. de L., PORTO, ER. Exploração Agricola em
Other activities
Membership of the Brazilian Societz for Soil Science;_x000D_
administrative Director of the Agricultural Research Center for the Semi-Arid Tropic, Embrapa Semi-Aido, from 1990 to 1993;_x000D_
Main Head of the Agricultural Research Center for the Semi-Arid Tropic, Embrapa Semi, from 1993 ti 1994;_x000D_
Main Head of the Agricultural Research Center for the Semi-Arid Tropic, Embrapa Semi-Arid, from 1999 up to now
Organisation street address
BR 428, km 152, Zona Rural C.P.23 - CEP 56300-970_x000D_
Organisation city
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