People

Staff members

Massimo De Marchi – Academic Coordinator Geographer, working on participatory natural resources management, conflict management, environmental policies. Co-Director of Joint program on “Climate Change Policies, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services”, Università di Padova (UNIPD), Andean University Simón Bolívar (UASB), Quito, Ecuador (EQF 7). He is the general Academic Coordinator of the STeDe Joint Master Degree, with along trajectory on teaching EU environmental policies and on EU initiatives about comparative environmental sustainability in different EU countries and world regions.

Alberto Lanzavecchia – Member of Scientific Committee Economist, working on Microfinance for Social Change, Human rights, multi-level governance. Deals with development studies in a comparative EU Africa and Asia perspectives.

Carlos Larrea – Member of Scientific Committee Political Economist, Coordinator of the Area of Environment and Sustainability, working on Development Theories, Climate Change, Approaches in social and environmental sciences. Long experience on EU comparative studies on economy of resources, involved in many university cooperation initiatives between EU and Latin America.

Eduardo Noboa – Member of Scientific Committee Economist specialized in energy transition and climate policy, with emphasis on the integration of socio-technical and political perspectives for energy sovereignty. He deals with EU – Latin America comparative studies on energy.

Pawendkisgou Isidore Yanogo – Member of Scientific Committee Human geographer, working on the adaptation of agricultural systems to climate changes, climate change vulnerability, and territorial analyses for local development. He works on comparative approaches on climate and agricultural policies between Europe and Sub-saharian Africa.

Benewindé Jean-Bosco Zoungrana – Member of Scientific Committee Physical geographer, specialized in land use changes related to climate changes and agricultural resilience. He works on comparative approaches on climate and agricultural policies between Europe and Sub-saharian Africa.

Salvatore Pappalardo – CJ Researcher and Member of Scientific Committee Human geographer, working on climate change and its impact on local communities, socio-environmental conflicts, and on the use of GIScience for climate policy representation. Coordinator of the Professional Master in GIScience and UAV (University of Padova). He deals with unbunnable carbon studies in a comparative EU/Latin America perspective.

Daniele Codato – CJ Research grant and Member of Scientific Committee Human geographer, specialized in spatial and multitemporal analyses in complex territories, and climate-related issues. He works on a global atlas on unburnable carbon comparing EU and global spatial policies on fossil fuels.

Alberto Diantini – CJ Research grant and Member of Scientific Committee Human geographer, working on Social Impact Assessment of fossil fuel development in complex territories. He deals with EU – Latin America comparative studies on territory and fossil fuel transition.

Francesco Facchinelli – CJ Research grant Natural scientist and Geographer, collaborates with the research team “Climatic changes, territories, diversities” of the University of Padova. His research focuses on the study of the impacts of oil production in the Ecuadorian Amazon, combining satellite data and work in the field.