Cosimo Lacirignola has worked on issues of Mediterranean agriculture, food security and rural development for over 30 years. He is an agricultural economist and graduate of the University of Bologna. After having been an official of the European Commission, he became administrator at the CIHEAM Headquarters from 1983 to 1987 and became head of the CIHEAM-Bari in 1987. Cosimo Lacirignola has also acted as advisor for international relations to the Ministers of Agriculture of three different Italian governments...
International workshop "How interventions in agriculture and food security can contribute towards stabilization in Syria ?" CIHEAM, Cooperazione Italiana allo Sviluppo; DFID - UK Department for International Development organised in Bari 28th -29th June 2016
First Ministerial conference “Italia-Africa” in Rome,18 May 2016
33rd FAO Regional conference for the Near East, in Rome11th of May
United Nations Regional Conference (FAO-CGPM) on sustainable traditional fishing in the Mediterranean and the North Sea in Algiers, 7-9 March 2016
Coastal Development and vulnerable group empowerment: Inauguration of a multi-purpose small-scale fishery centre in Zarzis (24-25 of May 2016, Tunisia)
The new facility hosts a museum dedicated to fishing, a meeting room for training and a restaurant serving typical local produce and fish from the region. The centre has been built in the context of project NEMO aiming to strengthen cross-border socio-economic development in the coastal communities of Libya, Tunisia and Egypt by valorising and relaunching the fishing sector.
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