Presentation of the digital reprinting of “Merceologia Generale” by Roberto Salvadori

Presentation of the digital reprinting of “Merceologia Generale” by Roberto Salvadori

Posted by on Nov 25, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

The reprinting in ebook format of the book “Merceologia Generale (Commodity Science – General principles)”, first issued in 1933, by Roberto Salvadori gives the chance to tribute a “forgotten” professor of the University of Florence, and to show how the topics studied in Commodity Science are useful not only in academia but also for policy […]

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, […]

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 […]

ARCO agli Incontri di Artimino sullo Sviluppo Locale

ARCO agli Incontri di Artimino sullo Sviluppo Locale

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Studi | No Comments

Our Strategic Unit on Local Development took part at Incontri di Artimino 2015 – “Local development in transition: social citizenship, management of cultural differences and new industry” – that was held in Prato on 18th – 20th November 2015. Incontri di Artimino are an opportunity for debate and learning between public and private researchers and […]

New paradigms of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation 20 years after the Barcelona Declaration

New paradigms of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation 20 years after the Barcelona Declaration

Posted by on Oct 28, 2015 in Blog, Studi | No Comments

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Barcelona Declaration a meeting on “New Paradigms of Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation 20 years after the Barcelona Declaration” held in Florence last 26th October. The event had been organized by Senate of the Republic and the Regional Council of Tuscany. The meeting promoted the urgency for all relevant institutions to […]

ARCO at the World Conference of Local Economic Development Agencies

ARCO at the World Conference of Local Economic Development Agencies

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Our Strategic Unit on Local Development took part at the World Conference of Local Economic Development Agencies – “Local Economic Development Agencies: 100 good practices from the territory for a better world” – that was held at the KIP Pavillon at Expo 2015 on 21st-23rd September 2015. The event brought together 62 Local Economic Development […]

Our meetings in New York and Washington with UNDP, UN Women and World Bank

Our meetings in New York and Washington with UNDP, UN Women and World Bank

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

During our mission in the US on Septmber 2015 we had the chance to arrange some important private meetings at the United Nations Development Programme, UN Women and the World Bank. In particular, we had meetings with: – UNDP Human Development Report Office – UNDP Independent Evaluation Office – Senior Adviser on Strategic Partnership & […]

ARCO at HDCA 2015 Conference in Washington

ARCO at HDCA 2015 Conference in Washington

Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Again this year we attended the Annual Conference of the Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA), which was hosted by Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C. on the theme “Capabilities on the Move: Mobility and Aspirations” on 10th-13th September. During the conference we presented the results of our several research activities on our core areas of […]

Analysis of the tourism sector in Casentino and design of new projects of CSR

Analysis of the tourism sector in Casentino and design of new projects of CSR

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

The Strategic Unit on Local Development of ARCO Lab is conducting a research on the tourism sector in Casentino valley (Tuscany – Italy) in order to design tailored and innovative project proposals fostering a strategic vision for the development of the valley. This work is conducted in collaboration with the association Prospettiva Casentino, created by […]

Get the last book published by scholars of ARCO Lab!

Get the last book published by scholars of ARCO Lab!

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Title: Sustainable Human Development: A new territorial and people-centred perspective Authors: Mario Biggeri and Andrea Ferrannini Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Click here to see the Contents and Sample chapter Endorsements ‘The book’s perspective is especially relevant, as the world cogitates about the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals agenda, because in the next few decades the synergies between […]