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Special price accommodation for participants of ARCO’s Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methodologies!

Special price accommodation for participants of ARCO’s Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methodologies!

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

For the 2nd edition of ARCO’s Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methodologies (Florence, 12-15 September), we signed an agreement with DSU Toscana azienda regionale per il diritto allo studio universitario, and we provide our participants with the possibility of staying in Florence at a special price. Attendees can accommodate at the Student Residence Calamandrei, viale […]

Social Business for Zero Hunger

Social Business for Zero Hunger

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Rome, 10th May 2016 The Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence has co-organized the event that has taken place at UNFAO the 10th of May, with the title Social Business for Zero Hunger. Indeed the issue of the call to action is to tackle the global problems of hunger and poverty, answering the question […]

ARCO and YSBCUF take part in the workshop CSF-RAI on “Responsible Investments in Agricolture and Food Systems”

ARCO and YSBCUF take part in the workshop CSF-RAI on “Responsible Investments in Agricolture and Food Systems”

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

On May, the 9th Federico Ciani, PhD (researcher for ARCO and Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence), participated at the workshop organized by the UNFAO Committee on Food Security in Rome. The event focused on the guidelines for the ethical standards improvement in the field of agricultural sector investments. The workshop has registered the […]

Social Business for 0 Hunger

Social Business for 0 Hunger

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Social Business for Zero Hunger is a call to action by Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus to address the global challenges of hunger and poverty. The launch event of the call to action will be under the Patronage of UN- FAO (in Rome, 10th of May 2016) and will bring together representatives from governments, the […]

New Emancipatory Research project in West Bank, Palestine

New Emancipatory Research project in West Bank, Palestine

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

On the April 19th 2016, our researcher Federico Ciani flew back to Palestine in order to fulfil a new 10 days mission. Thanks to the strong knowledge of the local dynamics and to the good connections with the stakeholders developed during the previous fieldwork activities, ARCO has been selected to take part to a new […]

ARCO experience on Human Development at the HDFS Master in Rome

ARCO experience on Human Development at the HDFS Master in Rome

Posted by on Apr 13, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

On the 14th and 15th April 2016, our researcher Federico Ciani will give two lectures on Impact Evaluation and Human Development for the HDFS Master students of Università degli Studi di Roma Tre. HDFS is a first level Master Program on Human Development and Food Security, a high quality academic training which aims to raise […]

Qual è il futuro delle Cooperative Sociali? Incontro promosso da Astir

Qual è il futuro delle Cooperative Sociali? Incontro promosso da Astir

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

In un contesto di aumento della competitività nei mercati, di globalizzazione della concorrenza, di riduzione delle risorse e allungamento dei tempi di pagamento sia da parte di enti pubblici che privati, oggi il ruolo che sono chiamate a interpretare le cooperative sociali è in evoluzione. In un evento pubblico alla Camera di Commercio di Prato […]

ARCO contributes to the elaboration of the Strategic Plan of Florence Metropolitan City

ARCO contributes to the elaboration of the Strategic Plan of Florence Metropolitan City

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Thanks to the agreement signed with Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze (ECRF), ARCO will collaborate with the Scientific Committee and the Organizing Committee of Florence Metropolitan Strategic Plan, particularly for the joint design of strategic projects to foster inclusion, wellbeing and social cohesion. Such collaboration will be the occasion for our Lab to provide […]

Roundtable on International Classification of Functionings (ICF)

Roundtable on International Classification of Functionings (ICF)

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

On the 23th February ARCO Centre will organize a roundtable on International Classification of Functionings (ICF), holding at Polo delle Scienze Sociali dell’Università di Firenze, via delle Pandette 9-D15, from 10.00 AM to 12.00 AM. The roundtable foresees the participation of Mario Biggeri (Dipartimento di Economia e Management dell’Università di Firenze), Andrea Valdrè (Regione Toscana), […]

Our last article in the journal ” Revista Española de Desarrollo y Cooperación”

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Sustainable Human Development at the local level, one of our main research area, is the topic of our article just published on the Spanish journal Revista Española de Desarrollo y Cooperación (REDC). The article is entitled “Sistemas territoriales integrados para el desarrollo humano sostenible a nivel local”, written by Mario Biggeri and Andrea Ferrannini. The […]