Convenor and Team Members
Arnaud Desbiez, convenor (Royal Zoological Society of Scotland)
Fabiana Lopes Rocha
CPSG Brasil was founded in 2004. CPSG Brasil is not based in any institution and is run voluntarily by four members with the support of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. Each member works for a different institution. The convenor, Arnaud Desbiez, is the Conservation Manager for Latin America at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) based in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil. Fabiana Lopes Rocha has a post-doctoral position at Federal University of Paraíba, Rio Tinto city, Paraíba State. Katia Ferraz is a professor at ESALQ, Piracicaba, São Paulo, and Yara Barros is the technical director of the Parque das Aves in Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná. Silvio Manchini, postdoctoral fellow at LEMaC/ESALQ/University of São Paulo, recently joined the team, and his main specialization is human dimensions, with a focus on human-wildlife conflict.
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