Vinicius de Melo Benites (Keynote)Chief of Development at Embrapa Solos, Brazil
Keynote: Exploratory analysis of agronomic information from a soil fertility database in Brazilian Cerrado: from data to recommendation.
I currently work as a researcher, PhD and Head of Research and Development at Embrapa Solos, one of the national reference research units working on sustainability of tropical soils agriculture. Embrapa Solos belongs to the EMBRAPA network research institutions. I currently also coordinate the FertBrasil Network, a extensive research network that involves dozens of Brazilian research institutions focused on the topic of Soil Fertility and Fertilizers for Tropical Agriculture.