8 November, 2016

ICCG Best Climate Practices observatory promotes innovative solutions for water management at Ecomondo

Where: Rimini
Location: Rimini Expo Centre Via Emilia, 155 47921 Rimini RN   Sala Biobased Industry - PAD D3
How to reach: Google map
Event's Timetable:

November 8th –  2016


The ICCG Best Climate Practices observatory presents the best ideas and projects to address water management and food production at Ecomondo on November 8, 2016.

Ecomondo is the largest showcase for green and sustainable technology in the Euro-Mediterranean area and takes place in Rimini, Italy. Ecomondo – Green Technology Expo marks its 20th edition in 2016.

After having successfully brought the experience of the 2015 Best Climate Practices contest to the Seeds&Chips International Summit of Food Innovation in May, the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) replicates the initiative and goes deeper, presenting an overview of strategies and practical solutions to address the climate impacts on food production, the exploitation of water resources in agriculture and the sustainability of the food system.

By using videos and researchers’ contribution, the event brings together innovative ideas and bottom-up best practices that participated in the 2015 Best Climate Practices on “Water, food production and climate change”, as well as policies and economic initiatives experimented in Italy and at the international level.

The event “Cambiamenti climatici: cibo e acqua. Buone pratiche e strumenti di policy per produrre cibo e salvaguardare le risorse idriche” (“Climate change: food and water. Best practices and policy tools to grow food and save water sources”) takes place on November 8, under the program “Bio-based industry, bioeconomy and blue growth”.


Aurora D’Aprile, Researcher - FEEM_ICCG/CMCC
Aurora D’Aprile joins the ICCG team as editor and web content developer. She deals with monitoring, analyzing and editing contents for ICCG publications (Climate Policy News and International Climate Policy and Carbon Markets) and for the Climate Policy Watcher observatory. She holds a Master of Arts in International Studies from Università degli Studi, Milano, Italy. She graduated magna cum laude with a final thesis on climate policy negotiations. She also collaborates as freelance editor with radio and news agencies, covering environmental and foreign policy issues.

Silvia Santato, Researcher - FEEM/CMCC/UNIVE
Silvia Santato is an environmental planner, bachelor degree in Urbanism (2007) and a European MSc in Environmental Policies and Planning (2011) from I.U.A.V. University of Venice. She recently completed a research experience at the Climate Service Center in Hamburg (2012) with the LLP_Leonardo programme where she wrote a report titled “Floods Directive and land use planning opportunities”. Five best practices and governance approaches from Germany, Italy and Switzerland are presented as examples that give more attention and importance to spatial and urban planning practices in the hydraulic risk context under climate change pressure. During her academic studies she had the opportunity to gained a master in Territorial and Population Studies at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (2008), spend a semester in Sweden at the Swedish University of Agricultural Science (2009) and work as a researcher in the topic of urban regeneration at the University of Copenhagen (2009). She attended two post-graduate courses: “Protection and management of soil and water in the planning of catchment area”(2011) and “Participatory local action and sustainable urban development" (2010).

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