Taking care of the eucalyptus process of production is a fundamental condition to obtain the soluble pulp with the quality expected by the customers. And one of the secrets to achieving this result is having well-prepared teams. With this in mind, Bracell BA’s Silviculture sector started the First Silviculture Course in Company Bracell. Scheduled for completion in December 2020, the training is provided by employees of the company itself and by experts from institutions such as the Institute for Forestry Research and Studies (Ipef), the Society of Forestry Investigations (SIF) and Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz University of São Paulo (Esalq/USP), among others. The course has theoretical and practical classes on forest activities that will contribute to the technical improvement of the team, enabling a broader view of the entire productive chain of the company’s business.
In addition to silviculture professionals, they are part of the group of collaborating students from sectors such as Planning, Controlling, Environment and Certifications, Nursery, Setec and Institutional Relations. In this way, the course promotes the integration between professionals and the multidisciplinary debate of the contents covered.
For Dandara Real, a specialist in silviculture, the course marks the beginning of a new moment at Bracell. “The company is increasingly investing in people and this course is a reflection of that.” According to her, topics such as soil preparation, nutrition, genetic improvement, soluble cellulose production process, forest management, seedling production, herbicide application technology and social and environmental management will be addressed, as well as other series of topics aimed at promoting the technical improvement of the soil. participating employees and provide them with a broader view of the company’s entire business production chain.
The first class was given by Professor José Leonardo Gonçalves, from Ipef, one of Brazil’s most respected specialists in Soils and Nutrition. “He valued Bracell’s initiative and clearly recognized the Core Values – TOPICC among course participants,” adds Dandara, thanking the support of the Human Resources area, which provided the necessary infrastructure for the classes.