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Achieving impact: research that makes the difference

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 […]

Presentation of the results of the experimentation of Indipendent Living in Terni

Presentation of the results of the experimentation of Indipendent Living in Terni

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Federico Ciani, researcher at ARCO, participated to the conference “La sperimentazione umbra sulla Vita Indipendente” organised in Terni (Centro Arti Opificio Siri) on June 6th 2016. The main results of the evaluation of the experimentation were presented during the conference. Since Janury 2016, ARCO has contributed to the assessment of the results of the experimentation […]

Published an article about stakeholder engagement through social media by Canadian and American public transportation agencies

Published an article about stakeholder engagement through social media by Canadian and American public transportation agencies

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Marco Bellucci, PhD student in accounting at the University of Pisa and coordinator of the Social Economy Uniti at ARCO, Luca Bagnoli and Giacomo Manetti (respectively full professor and associate professor in accounting at the University of Florence and both members of the scientific committee of ARCO) have recently published an article on the well-known journal The American […]

Paper on the resilience of bergamot farmers in the Province of Reggio Calabria published

Paper on the resilience of bergamot farmers in the Province of Reggio Calabria published

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Federico Ciani, researcher for ARCO, together with other researchers and consultants of Huggard Consulting, has published a paper about the socio-economic resilience of bergamot farmers in the Province of Reggio Calabria (Italy) on Regions Magazine. The paper collects part of the results of a study committed by the International Fragrance Association. Recognizing the important that […]

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 […]