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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 […]

Lecture on food adverstising and labeling at Masterfood-UniPI

Lecture on food adverstising and labeling at Masterfood-UniPI

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Leonardo Borsacchi, researcher of ARCO unit on Local Development, has been invited to held a lecture on “The evolution of food advertising” on July 8th during the Master “Food Quality Management and Communication (Masterfood)“ organised by Department of Economics and Management – University of Pisa. The Masterfood has been designed to train highly qualified professionals, […]

ARCO represents Florence in the international network of Inclusive Cities

ARCO represents Florence in the international network of Inclusive Cities

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

 Which are the challenges to develop an Inclusive City Agenda? What defines an inclusive city? What is the role of technology in enhancing inclusiveness? It is around these research questions that an international network on inclusive cities was set up in Bradford last week under the coordination of Prof. Prathivadi Anand from the University of […]

Prof Mario Biggeri participated to the conference on disability and inclusion in the Italian development cooperation

Prof Mario Biggeri participated to the conference on disability and inclusion in the Italian development cooperation

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

The national conference on “Disability and Inclusion in the Italian Development Cooperation” organized by the Italian Development Cooperation Agency and by the Italian Network on Disability and Development has been held on July 4th in Florence. The conference saw the participation of representatives of public institutions, local authorities, civil society organizations and of the private […]

ARCO provides training on impact evaluation at the connected health summer school

ARCO provides training on impact evaluation at the connected health summer school

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Federico Ciani, the coordinator of ARCO research unit on inclusive development, has been invited to held a lecture on “Impact Evaluation for Integrated Social and Health Care Interventions” during the “Connected Health Summer School – Smarter Environments for Smarter Living” organised by Medea, I+ and the Ulster University. This Summer School has been designed for researchers who are […]

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 […]