PIERPAOLO FAGGI

PIERPAOLO FAGGI

Università degli studi di Padova
Dipartimento di Studi Storici, Geografici e dell’Antichità - DISSGEA

Professor in Human Geography
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ISTITUTIONAL ROLES
Coordinator of the DISSGEA Geographical Section; Scientific Coordinator of the EM Action 2 Project “SILK Road Universities Towards Europe – SILKROUTE”
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MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS

Geography of development – Drylands – Geography of irrigation – Sahelo/Sudanese zone – Central Asia

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ACADEMIC CAREER
Pierpaolo FAGGI (1949)
- Full Professor of Human Geography, DISSGEA,Padova University (1996-)
- Member of the teaching council in the PhD program "History and Geography",Univ. of Padova (1996-)
- Director of Studies of the "Corso di Laurea magistrale" (Master program) in Local development (2010-)
- Director of the Dept of Geography, Padova University (2001-8)
- Rector's Delegate for Development Cooperation with Africa and Asia (2000-8)
- Member of the Comité de rédaction d'Echogéo, on-line geographical revue (http://echogeo.revues.org/) (2008-)
- Member of the Conseil scientifique dell'Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (http://www.ird.fr/)(2008-12)
- Coordin. of an ERASMUS IP ("Seminario Europeo di Geografia dell'Acqua") with 15 European Universities (1994-98)
- Member of the Scientific Committee of the Journal"Terra d’Africa" (1992-2012)
- Member of the scientific board of the Società di Studi Geografici in Firenze (2002-2012)
- Chairman (2006-2010) of the Task Force "ACP" of the Coimbra Group of European Universities
- Coordinator of the Edulink European Project "African Universities International Dimension Strengthening", with 12 African and 11 European Partner Universities (2007-9).
- Panelist at the 16th Session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (New York, 5-15/5/08)on the topic “Agriculture, rural development, land, drought, desertification and Africa”.
- Coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master "Sustainable Territorial Development" (2010/16, with KULeuven, Paris 1 and Dom Bosco -Mato Grosso do Sul)
- Member of the evaluation team of CICODE (Cientro de Cooperaciòn al Desarrollo) - Universidad de Granada (dec. 2012)
- Academic Coordinat. of th EM Act. 2 Silkroute projecta (Lot Central Asia)(2013-17)

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Sponsoring Organizations:


Sapienza Università di Roma University of Helsinki Università di Torino Western Michigan University

EUGEO


With the support of:


ESA

Publisher:
Edizioni Nuova Cultura

 

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