Giulia Gallo

Supervisors: Alessio Cavicchi and Francesca Galli

Research field: Agricultural Economy

Research interests: food waste prevention, food security, degrowth, agroecology, regenerative agriculture, sustainable tourism

DAFE – University of Pisa, Via del Borghetto n°80, 56124 – Pisa – (IT)

Giulia is an environmental scientist, holding a Double Master’s Degree in Environmental Science from the University of Copenhagen and the Swedish University of Agriculture (SLU), obtained in 2021, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science at the University of RomaTre. During her Bachelor’s she also had the chance to contribute to the research and development of the Food Policy in Rome, where she deepened her skills interdisciplinarity on food security, food policies, and short-food supply chains.

Throughout her years in Sweden (2019-2022), she focused her studies on sustainable food systems and food waste. She also worked as project manager in a private company, where she helped researching and developing an insect protein feed, based on recovered food waste. In 2023 she moved to Brussels, Belgium, where she worked at a European Federation as environmental consultant for one year, having background in life cycle assessment, where she explored the EU policies on food and agriculture.

In November 2023, she joined PAGE (Pisa Agricultural Economics) as a PhD student, where her research will concentrate on multi-stakeholder engagement, rural-urban relations, food waste prevention and food policies.



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