Presentation of the Annual Report by ActionAid “L’Italia e la lotta alla povertà”

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    On the 12th May, the University of Florence will host the third presentation of the report “L’Italia e la lotta alla povertà nel mondo – Una nuova democrazia del cibo”, realized by ActionAid Italia in collaboration with ARCO.

    The conference, organized by ActionAid and ARCO, under the patronage of the Municipality of Florence, will focus on the new governance in the agro-food sector, on the global policies against poverty and famine and on local development projects.

    In the framework of the construction of a new food democracy, it seems fundamental to carry on a reflection on food access rights, environmental protection and sustainable consumption, these will be the main issues that will be addressed during the event.

    In addition to the overview on the state of the art on the Italian international cooperation, during the conference, some best practices from Italy and Ethiopia, will be presented.

    Moderator:
    Domenico Guarino, Controradio

    Speakers:

    Nicoletta Mantovani Assessor for International Relations and Cooperation, Municipality of Florence;

    Prof. Gaetano Aiello Director of the Department of Business and Economics, University of Florence

    Michela Gaito Local Representative, ActionAid Italy

    Roberto Sensi Right to Food Policy Officer, ActionAid Italy

    Gianni Salvadori Assessor for the agriculture, Tuscany Region

    Damiano Sabuzi Giuliani Aid and Poverty Reduction Programme, ActionAid Italy

    Prof. Mario Biggeri Professor in Development Economics , University of Florence and Scientific Director ARCO.

    Tiberio Chiari Technical Director, Istituto Agronomico per l’Oltremare

    Saverio Tommasi Actor, writer, blogger.

    Click here to download the Program

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