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João Vasco Silva

Agronomy-at-scale Data Scientist

João Vasco Silva is an Agronomy-at-scale Data Scientist with the Sustainable Agrifood Systems (SAS) program based in Harare, Zimbabwe. His expertise includes yield gap and resource use efficiency analysis, farming systems research, and integrated assessments at field, farm, and regional levels.

He is currently involved in different research projects in Africa dealing with spatially explicit ex-ante assessments of agricultural technologies and sustainable intensification of farming systems in the region.

Silva holds a PhD from Wageningen University, where he is a guest researcher at the Plant Production Systems Group.