The Graduate Program in Nutrition and Animal Prodution (PPGNA) belongs to Department of Nutrition and Animal Production (VNP) of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science of the University of São Paulo (FMVZ / USP), based at the Fernando Costa Campus in Pirassununga / SP. The PPGNA was created in 1978. The main goals of PPGNA include:
1. Academic and professional training of qualified professionals in nutrition and animal production field;
2. Develop scientific and technological research in animal science;
3. Provide university extension activities to the community;
4. Provide scientific collaboration with public and private agencies in Brazil and abroad.