In Brazil, cattle ranching is contributing to the devastating destruction of the country's rain forest. To combat this, @BUEarth's Rachael Garrett has devised a plan to preserve the rainforest - while making the land more productive for the ranchers. pic.twitter.com/kZj7aaa8HI
(2017-2019) Catalyst Fund “Assessment of integrated sheep-viticulture systems.” PI – V. Snow (AgResearch NZ), CO-PIs – R. Dynes (AgResearch NZ), M. Niles (UVM), Collaborators – R. Garrett, A. Gaudin (UC Davis)
(2015-Present) NSF Interactions of Food Systems with Water and Energy Systems: “Closing theloop in water, energy, and nutrient cycles in agricultural systems” #1541766, PI – R. Garrett
(2014-Present) NSF Science Engineering and Education for Sustainability: “Improvingagricultural practices in the US and Brazil for sustainable development: Enabling conditions for innovation through integration” #1415352, PI – R. Garrett
(2014-2015) Harvard University Sustainability Science Program, “Diversifying and integratingagricultural practices in Brazil, New Zealand, and the United States for climatesmart agriculture and sustainable development.” PIs – R. Garrett and M. Niles.
Julio Cesar dos Reis (Embrapa)
Joice Ferreira (Embrapa)
Amelie Gaudin (UC Davis)
Meredith Niles (UVM)
Val Snow (AgResearch)
Judson Valentim (Embrapa)
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