ESALQ Special Program aims to introduce an academic experience in Tropical Bio-based Production Systems to undergraduate and graduate students from partner universities interested in identifying research opportunities in collaboration with ESALQ.

This edition was developed considering the most relevant research topics from twelve Departments and CENA/USP (Center of Nuclear Energy in Agriculture) related to bio-based production systems with the purpose of offer a comprehensive vision about Brazilian agriculture production, including economics, technical and social aspects:

  • Overview on tropical agriculture
  • Biomass and bioenergy production systems
  • Tropical bio-based economy
  • Food technology on tropical plants
  • Management of agricultural landscape
  • Biodiversity on agricultural regions
  • Water management on production
  • Animal production on tropics
  • Social issues on rural environment

Technical Visits
BAYER - CEAT (Tropical Agriculture Center)
Botanical Garden Plantarum
RaĆ­zen - Sugar and Ethanol Production
CTC - Center for Sugar Cane Technology
COOPAMSP - Cooperative of Agricultural Producers of Sao Pedro
Sugar Cane Mill Plant

Program Schedule (2017)
Arrival date and check in: from July 21st to 23rd
Classes: from July 24th to August 4th
Check out: August 5th