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Mateus Paranhos da Costa

Mateus Paranhos da Costa is graduated and has a master’s degree in animal science (São Paulo State University), a Ph.D. in Psychobiology (University of São Paulo) and a post-doc in Animal Welfare (University of Cambridge, UK). He is currently an Associate Professor at São Paulo State University, He was a visiting researcher (from October 2009 to March 2010) at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in Rome, and member (from 2009 to 2010) of the Animal Welfare and Education Committee of DG SANCO (European Commission, Brussels, Belgium). For four consecutive years (from 2013 to 2016) he was nominated by Dinheiro Rural Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the Brazilian agribusiness due to his work in promoting the farm animal welfare in Brazil. He has more than 100 published scientific articles.