Events, interviews and TV shows

What is agroecology? A lesson from Prof. Miguel Altieri, Visiting Professor, Berkley University, 2023

Miguel Altieri is a Chilean born agronomist and entomologist. He is a Professor in Agroecology at the University of California, Berkeley, in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management. 

Altieri served as a Scientific Advisor to the Latin American Consortium on Agroecology and Development (CLADES) Chile, an NGO network promoting agroecology as a strategy for small farm sustainable development in the region.

He also served 4 years as the General Coordinator for the United Nations Development Programme's Sustainable Agriculture Networking and Extension Programme which aimed at capacity building on agroecology among NGOs and the scaling-up of successful local sustainable agricultural initiatives in Africa, Latin America and Asia.

Altieri is the author of more than 20 publications and more than a dozen books.

World Food Forum 2023 - FAO
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"Participating in the World Food Forum 2023 at the FAO and United Nations was an incredible learning journey. I met passionate individuals dedicated to addressing climate change, global food issues, and the range of discussions, from sustainable agriculture to food policy, was enlightening. This experience has fueled my commitment to making a positive impact in the world of food security and sustainability." 

J.P. Baruah - Agros student

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TV Show "Cotto e mangiato - Menù4Europe"
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The first episode of the 'Menù4Europe' programme, featuring two students from the International Master's Degree in Agriculture 'Agri-Food Sustainability' at the University of Pavia, Marco Scalora and Lorenzo Ciceri, was aired.

"Menù4Europe" is the special of the programme "Cotto e mangiato" (Italia 1) - hosted by Tessa Gelisio - in favour of sustainability and European agri-food policies. It is part of 'FOODLAB', the Tgcom24 multimedia project on the new European agricultural policy realised in collaboration with the Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Commission.

The episode, hosted at the Giulio Natta Innovation Centre, is dedicated in particular to the CAP - the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Community - and also features the preparation of a dish starring the red beet, an ingredient that symbolises sustainability.

The programme is available on the MediasetInfinity website.

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Lorenzo Ciceri, Agrifood student

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Marco Scalora, Agrifood student

European Researchers Night 2023
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European researchers night
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Sharper night
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