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Evaristo Eduardo de Miranda is from São Paulo, SP. Graduated by the Institut Supérieur d`Agriculture Rhône Alpes, Lyon, France. He has a Masters and Doctorate degree in Ecology by University of Montpellier, France and a hundred technical and scientific works published in Brazil and abroad. He is the author of 40 books, among which stands out “Shades of Green”, “Agriculture in Brazil of the XXI Century” and “Botanic Gardens of Brazil”, and has chapters in 26 books. Professor-advisor, accredited in master’s degrees from USP and UNICAMP, is director of the “Science and Faith Institute” (Curitiba). He works with sustainable development and in his research on territorial management of agribusiness seeks to reconcile environmental protection and agricultural production. In his career he has already conducted research in all states of the Federation. He was a consultant to the World Conference on the Environment, Rio-92, and advises FAPESP, FAO, UNESCO, World Bank, OEA and other national and international entities. He is an advisor to the Chamber of Foreign Affairs and National Defense – CREDEN and the Committee on Economic Affairs – CAE of the Federal Senate. He publishes in magazines and newspapers such as National Geographic, Terra da Gente, Agroanalysis, Agro DBO, ECO 21, The Tribuna, Jornal da Universidade, O Estado de São Paulo etc and participates in the editorial board of several magazines. For seven years he worked in a weekly program on agribusiness of EPTV / Globo. He was General Manager of Embrapa Satellite Monitoring in the 1989-1991 and 2005-2009 Management. He led, among others, the projects: Orbital Monitoring of Burns, Brazil Seen from Space, Brazil in Relief, Orbital Monitoring of PAC Works and Monitoring of Critical Infrastructure of Agroenergy. Between prizes and awards he received: the Order of Rio Branco, the Order of Military Merit, the April Prize for Journalism (Science Category), the Medal of the Peacemaker, the Newton Freire-Maia Prize, the Merit ABCZ Commendation and the Campinas/SP Citizen. Member of COSAG-Superior Council of Agribusiness of FIESP. He was coordinator in the Secretariat for Monitoring and Institutional Studies of the Presidency of the Republic. He is currently the General Manager of Embrapa Territorial.