Interview in new BCFN book ‘Nourished Planet’

Island Press will soon release ‘Nourished Planet‘, a volume edited by Danielle Nierenberg for the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition which explores potential solutions to the many sustainability challenges facing the global food system. The book contains a long interview in which I discuss a range of questions relating to the actions that governments should undertakeContinue reading “Interview in new BCFN book ‘Nourished Planet’”

Jean Monnet Module proposal selected by the European Commission

Exciting news! The European Commission’s Education, Audiovisuals and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has selected a Jean Monnet Module proposal I wrote with Prof. Riccardo Pavoni (University of Siena) for co-funding under the Erasmus+ Programme (Call EAC/A03/2016). Among the 833 proposals received by the EACEA for Jean Monnet teaching and research activities, 141 were selected for funding. TheContinue reading “Jean Monnet Module proposal selected by the European Commission”

Interview for #Faces4Change

A few months ago I was interviewed by UN Environment Cities and Lifestyles as part of their #Faces4Change Project, aimed at showcasing stories of young professionals integrating the #SDGs into their work and daily lifestyle. The result is an informal chat that you can now read here, in the campaign’s website, together with anecdotes from otherContinue reading “Interview for #Faces4Change”

Dispatches from the ground. February 2015

Hi everyone, sorry for the long hiatus I took from updating this blog. A whirlwind of academic deadlines and personal issues kept me from being active as much as I would have liked but hey, there are a bunch of good news that I am going to share with you during the next few weeks,Continue reading “Dispatches from the ground. February 2015”

On my election to the COPERNICUS Alliance’s Advisory Board

I am happy and humbled to announce that I have just been elected Student Representative on the Advisory Board of COPERNICUS Alliance by its Member Institutions; I will assume my position on 1st of July. I would like to thank the network co-ordinator Ingrid Mulà, President Prof. Daniella Tilbury and obviously the University of Siena for suggestingContinue reading “On my election to the COPERNICUS Alliance’s Advisory Board”

Lettera all’Amministrazione Comunale di Grosseto

Come forse saprete, il sottoscritto è nato e vive (quando non si trova a Siena) nella città di Grosseto. Ebbene, l’amministrazione comunale locale ha recentemente emanato un’ordinanza che mira a proibire il transito delle biciclette nel corso della città, decisione che ha immediatamente sollevato una moltitudine di polemiche trasversali. Essendo ancora profondamente legato al territorioContinue reading “Lettera all’Amministrazione Comunale di Grosseto”