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Agricultural economist , president of Embrapa

Murilo Xavier Flores, Brazilian president of Embrapa, agricultural economist. Recipient Integration Latin American award CIPIS, 1994, Are Ambiental Do Brazil Biosfera, 1993. Member Brazilian Society Rural Economics (president 1993-1994).

Background

Flores, Murilo Xavier was born on November 5, 1957 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Son of Mario César and Doris Xavier (Acatauassu) Flores.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agronomy, University Brazil, 1981. Master of Science in Agricultural Economy, Federal University Viçosa, 1984.

Career

Teacher H.S., College Imaculate Mary, Brazil, 1979-1980; researcher, Embrapa/CNPDA, Jaguariuna, Brazil, since 1981; assistant deputy chief, Embrapa/CNPDA, Jaguariuna, Brazil, 1986-1988; chief, Embrapa/CNPDA, Jaguariuna, Brazil, 1988-1990; president, Embrapa, Brazil, since 1990. Member CCT National Science & Technology Council, Brazil, since 1993. President executive in science & technical Brazil Association Agribusiness, Sao Paulo, since 1993.

Director Abid Brazil Association Irrigation and drainage, Brazil, 1994-1995. Member procisur Program Cooperative Cone Sur, Montivideo, Uruguay, 1990.

Membership

Member Brazilian Society Rural Economics (president 1993-1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: soccor, tennis.

Connections

Married Vera Lúcia Dias Lopes. Children: Alessandra, Roberta.

father:
Mario César Flores

mother:
Doris Xavier (Acatauassu) Flores

spouse:
Vera Lúcia Dias Lopes

child:
Roberta Flores

child:
Alessandra Flores