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Adani, Prof. Dr. Fabrizio  

Dipartimento di Produzione Vegetable
Via Celoria 2
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano
Via Celoria 2 
20133 Milano
Italy

Phone: +39 (0)50316545
Cellphone: + 39 3471069800
Fax: +39 (0)50316521
 fabrizio.adani@unimi.it
 Skype: adani 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
soil chemistry, biomass recovery and management, biofule and bioenergy 

Badiani, Prof. Maurizio  
 university professor
 associate professor of soil chemistry

Dipartimento BIOMAA
Contrada Melissari - Lotto D 
89124 Reggio Calabria
Italy

Phone: +39 (0)965 324 077
Fax: +39 (0)965 311 092
 mbadiani@unirc.it

Thematic Expertise:
- Abiotic stress in plants, including water- and salinity stress - Biochemistry and molecular biology of plant-environment interactions - Carbon sequestration in soils 

Regional Expertise:
- Southern Italy areas prone to desertfication - Southern Africa (Mozambique) 


Bagella, Dr. Simonetta  
 Plant ecologist
 Researcher

NRD Nucleo di Ricerca sulla Desertificazione
viale Italia 39 
07100 Sassari
Italy

Phone: +39 079 228642
Cellphone: +39 3804799994
 sbagella@uniss.it
 Skype: simonettabag 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Plant ecology, biodiversity conservation, habitat management, grazing systems, freshwater habitats, Mediterranean temporary ponds, coastal systems,  

Regional Expertise:
Mediterranean basin, Italy, Sardinia, Northern Africa 


Berrahmouni, Nora  
 Ecologist
 Forestry officer (arid zones at FAO)

FAO
Viale delle terme di Caracalla, 00153 Rome
Italy
Via Felice Barnabei, 5.  
00162 Rome
Italy

Phone: + 390657052938
Cellphone: +393492375915
 noradune@hotmail.com
 Skype: noraberrahmouni 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
arid zone forestry, drylands restoration, capacity development 

Regional Expertise:
Africa, Near east, Mediterranean 


Brahimi, Youssef  
 Programme Coordinator NorthAfrica & South-South Cooperation

Global Mechanism of the UNCCD
Via Paolo di Dono, 44 
00142  Rome
Italy

Phone: +39 0654592584
Cellphone: +39 3346678466
Fax: +39 0654592135
 y.brahimi@gmail.com
 Skype: youssefb5194 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Scientific Policy 

Regional Expertise:
Africa  


Carletti, Dr. Alberto  
 Environmental engineer
 Researcher

Centro Interdipartimentale di Ateneo NRD
Nucleo Ricerca sulla Desertificazione
UniversitÓ di Sassari
Viale Italia 39 
07100 Sassari
Italy

Phone: +39 079213105
Fax: +39 079229394
 acarletti@uniss.it
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
hydrogeology, groundwater monitoring, nitrate contamination, seawater intrusion in coastal aquifers, environmental isotopes 

Regional Expertise:
European (Mediterranean area) and North-Western African countries 


Casali, Dr. Orietta  
 Researcher

ENEA
ROME
Italy

Phone: +39 06 30484987
Cellphone: + 39 320 9224154
Fax: + 39 05 3048 3540
 orietta.casali@enea.it
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Socio-ecnomic aspect of desertification, identification of user needs of research project on desertification, climate change adaptation and mitigation, communication, public awareness  

Regional Expertise:
Africa, Mediterranean Region 


Ceccarelli, Dr. Tomaso  
 Researcher

CRA - CMA
via del Caravita, 7/a  
00186 Roma
Italy

Cellphone: 00393282284854
 tomaso.ceccarelli@entecra.it
 Skype: tomasoceccarelli 

Thematic Expertise:
experience in desertification risk, land degradation assessments at national-regional scales with application of GIS, remote sensing, farming systems analysis; partecipated to the italian programmes CNLDS ADP04 and 05 and is presently in AGROSCENARI.  

Regional Expertise:
Experience on land degradation is specific for Italy. But has over 25 years of experience in developement cooperation and research in Africa, Carribean, Georgia, in agricultural and nat. res. planning and management, agricultural statistics, food security 


Celico, Prof. Fulvio  
 Professor of Hydrogeology

University of Parma
Dept. of Physics and Earth Sciences
Parma
Italy

 fulvio.celico@unipr.it

Thematic Expertise:
Hydrogeology 

Regional Expertise:
Hydrogeological characterisation of aquifer systems and aquitard in Italy, Africa and central America 


Centritto, Prof. Dr. Mauro  
 Director
 Researcher

National Research Council of Italy
Trees and Timber Institute
Via Madonna del Piano, 10 
50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI)
Italy

Phone: +39 0555225585
Fax: +39 0555225507
 direttore@ivalsa.cnr.it
 Skype: MauroCentritto 

Thematic Expertise:
Environmental Biology and Environmental Physiology of Plants 

Regional Expertise:
Mediterranean Basin, Pakistan 


Cherlet, Michael  
 Senior Scientist

Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
Institute for Environment and Sustainability
Land Management and Natural Hazards Unit
Desert Action
Via E. Fermi, 2749 (TP 28) 
21020 Ispra (VA)
Italy

Phone: +39 0332789982
Fax: +39 0332789803
 michael.cherlet@jrc.ec.europa.eu
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
land degradation, remote sensing, soil science, geography 

Regional Expertise:
Africa, Europe, Global 


Collaro, Dr. Carolina  
 architect
 PhD researcher

00393283465914
Corso Vittorio Emanuele 494d 
80135 Napoli
Italy


 Skype: carolina.collaro 

Thematic Expertise:
science-policy interface ecosystem services climate change 

Regional Expertise:
environmental management 


Costantini, Dr. Edoardo  
 researcher
 director

Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l'analisi dell'economia agraria
Agobiology and Pedology Research Centre
50121 Firenze
Italy

 edoardo.costantini@crea.gov.it
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Soil conservation 

Regional Expertise:
Europe, South America 


Enne, Prof Dr Giuseppe  
 Full Professor

Centro NRD - Nucleo Ricerca Desertificazioneá á á á á
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Sassari
Viale Italia, 39 
07100 Sassari
Italy

Phone: +39 079 213102
Fax: +39 079 229394
 ennegiuseppe@gmail.com
 Website

Regional Expertise:
Mediterranean, Latin America, Africa 


Feoli, Prof Dr Enrico  
 professor of ecology University of Trieste
 research and teaching

Department of Life Sciences
University of Trieste
Trieste- Italy
Via Weiss 2 
34100 Trieste
Italy

Phone: +39 040 558 2076
Cellphone: + 39 3204329850
Fax: +39 040 558 2011
 feoli@univ.trieste.it
 Skype: feoli 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
vegetation ecology, data analysis and data integration from different disciplines, expert system and decision support system, GIS and remote sensing, sustainable development and environmetal impact of urban and industrial development 

Regional Expertise:
Europe, East Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania) and South Africa, South-Asia (China, India, Vietnam) 


Ferrara, Prof. Agostino  
 Full Professor

UniversitÓ della Basilicata
Dipartimento di Scienze dei Sistemi Colturali
Forestali e dell'Ambiente
via dell'Ateno Lucano 
85100 Potenza
Italy

Cellphone: +39 3293606257
 agostino.ferrara@unibas.it
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Evaluation and assessment of desertification processes  

Regional Expertise:
Mediterranean area 


Gagliardo, Prof. Piero  
 Full Professor University

University of Calabria
Department of Ecology
ponte Pietro Bucci 4B 
87036 Arcavacata di Rende
Italy

Phone: +39 0984492993
Cellphone: +39 3466602558
Fax: +39 0984492992
 piero.gagliardo@unical.it
 Skype: piero.gagliardo 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Desertification, drought and land degradation 

Regional Expertise:
Mediterranean Area 


Grego, Prof. Dr. Stefano  
 Soil Scientist
 Full Professor ; Deputy Rector for International Relations

Department of Agrobiology and Agrochemistry
University of Tuscia
Via S.C. De Lellis 
01100 Viterbo,
Italy

Phone: +39 (0)761 357246
Cellphone: +393493502464
Fax: +39 (0)761 357242
 grego@unitus.it
 Skype: stefano.grego1 
 Website

Gutierrez, Prof. Lucian0  
 University Professor
 Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics

Department of Agricultural Science
NRD - UNISS
Viale Italia 39 
07100 Sassari
Italy

Phone: +39.079.229.256
Cellphone: +39.339.261.717.2
Fax: +39.079.229.356
 lgutierr@uniss.it
 Skype: luciano_gutierrez 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Econometrics 

Regional Expertise:
EU, South America 


Iannetta, Dr. Massimo  
 Senior Scientist
 Head of Desertification Unit

ENEA (Italian National Agency for New technologies, Energy and the Sustainable Economic Development))
Via Anguillarese n. 301, S. Maria di Galeria (Roma) 
00123 Rome
Italy

Phone: +39 06 30483339
Cellphone: +39 3283904478
Fax: +39 06 30486308
 massimo.iannetta@enea.it
 Skype: massimoiannetta 
 Website

Loj, Dr. Giosue  
 geologist
 project manager

regione autonoma della sardegna-agenzia Laore
University of Cagliari
via caprera 8 
09123 cagliari
Italy

 gloj@tiscali.it
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
land degradation, remote sensing, soil science, geology  

Regional Expertise:
mediterranean, africa, south america 


Luise, Dr. Anna  
 researcher
 Sustainable Development Tools Unit, Head

ISPRA - Institute for the Enviromental Protection and Research
via Vitaliano Brancati 48 
00144 Rome, Italy
Italy

Phone: +39 06 50072553
Cellphone: +39 348 9051281
Fax: +39 06 50072657
 anna.luise@isprambiente.it
 Skype: annalu56 
 Website

PÚrez Trejo, Dr. Francisco  
 International Programs
 Senior Advisor PGRFA

PGRFA Secretariat, FAO
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 
00153 Rome
Italy

Phone: +39-0761527012
Cellphone: +39-3892561553
 francisco.pereztrejo@gmail.com
 Skype: chico030353 

Thematic Expertise:
Dr PÚrez Trejo has over 28 years of professional experience in the area of research, knowledge management and development. Following 10 years of work associated with desertification at various academic and international institutes, he joined FAO in 1997 

Pittalis, Dr. Daniele  
 Researcher

Centro Interdipartimentale di Ateneo NRD
Nucleo di Ricerca sulla Desertificazione
UniversitÓ di Sassari
Viale Italia, 57 
07100  Sassari
Italy

Phone: +39 079 213105
Fax: +39 079 229394
 dpittalis@uniss.it
 Skype: danielepittalis 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
water management, groundwater monitoring, nitrate and fluoride contamination, salt intrusion in coastal aquifers, environmental isotopes 

Regional Expertise:
Direct field experience in European (Mediterranean area) and African countries 


Quaranta, Prof. Dr. Giovanni  
 Univ. Professor and chief of MEDES Observatory

Department of Agricultural Economics and Land Management
University of Basilicata - DITEC
via dell┤Ateneo Lucano n. 10 
85100 Potenza
Italy

Phone: +39 (0)971 205411
Fax: +39 (0)971 205410
 quaranta@unibas.it

Thematic Expertise:
Agricultural economics and policy. Rural development and sustainability in the Mediterranean context. water management and land degradation at farm and territorial level.  

Regional Expertise:
North and South Mediterranean. Australia and Soth America. 


Quatrini, Simone  
 Policy and Investment

Private
Via Vitaliano Brancati 51 
00144 Rome
Italy


 Skype: sqttyn 

Thematic Expertise:
Dev policy, Programme management, Quality assurance, Resource mobilization, Financial/Investment analysis, Intergovernmental processes, Climate change, Emission trading, Ecosystem valuation, Supply-chain management, Public procurement, MEAs, RBM, KM, ICT 

Regional Expertise:
Global. Work experience in all regions, including developing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, North-Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. 


Rascio, Dr. Agata  
 Researcher

CREA-CER
SS 673 Km 25200 
71122 Foggia
Italy

 agata.rascio@crea.gov.it

Thematic Expertise:
Ecophysiology of plant adaptation to environmental stresses. Development and implementation of biodiversity through mutagenesis.  

Regional Expertise:
She participated in national and international projects to improve crop adaptation to abiotic stresses of Mediterranean areas, by sustainable approaches. 


Roggero, Prof. Pier Paolo  
 full professor
 Director, Desertification Research Group NRD UNISS

Centro NRD - Nucleo Ricerca Desertificazione
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Sassari
Viale Italia, 39 
07100 Sassari
Italy

Phone: +39 079 229226
Cellphone: +39 3280428058
Fax: +39 079 229394
 pproggero@uniss.it
 Skype: pproggero 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Agronomy Cropping systems Soil erosion Soil C sink Climate change impact on cropping systems Grassland management and biodiversity Large scale grazing systems Nitrate pollution of groundwater Social learning and participatory approaches 

Regional Expertise:
Mediterranean areas 


Salvia, Dr. Rosanna  
 Researcher

Medes Observatory & University of Basilicata
Viale Dell'Ateneo, 10 
85100 Potenza
Italy

Phone: +39 (0)971 205410
 rosanna.salvia@unibas.it

Thematic Expertise:
Socio-Economic Aspects of Desertification 

Regional Expertise:
Mediterranean Basin 


Sciortino, Dr. Maurizio  
 Researcher

ENEA, National Agency for new technologies, energy and economic sustainable development
Via Anguillarese 301  
00060 Rome
Italy

Phone: +39 06 3048 4213
 maurizio.sciortino@enea.it

Thematic Expertise:
Climatology and modelling of bio-physical processes. Energy and water balance monitoring and modeling. Information, communication and public administration scientific advice.  

Seddaiu, Dr. Giovanna  
 Researcher

Desertification Research Centre - University of Sassari
Via E. De Nicola 
07100 Sassari
Italy

 gseddaiu@uniss.it
 Skype: giosed 

Thematic Expertise:
agro-ecology, adaptation to climate change, large scale grazing systems, nitrate pollution from agriculture origin, science-policy interface 

Regional Expertise:
Mediterranean wooded grassland, cropping systems, participatory research approaches 


Sommer, Stefan  
 EC official
 principal scientific officer

European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Instirute for Environment and Sustainability
Land Management and Natural Hazards Unit
DESERT Action, TP 280
Via E. Fermi 2749 
I-21027 Ispra (VA)
Italy

Phone: +39-0332-789631
Fax: +39-0332-786394
 stefan.sommer@jrc.ec.europa.eu

Thematic Expertise:
Remote Sensing, Land Degradation Assessment, Indicators, Vegetation Dynamics, Soil Properties, Geology 

Regional Expertise:
Mediterranean Basin, N-Africa (circum-Saharan) 


Tˇth, Dr. Gergely  
 Soil scientist

Joint Research Centre
Institute for Environment and Sustainability
Land Resources management Unit
Via Fermi 2749 
21027 Ispra
Italy

Phone: +390332786483
Fax: +390332786394
 gergely.toth@jrc.ec.auropa.eu

Thematic Expertise:
Soil quality evaluation, mapping soil services 

Regional Expertise:
European Union, China 


Vogt, Dr. JŘrgen  
 Geographer

European Commission - Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES)
Via Enrico Fermi 
21020 Ispra (VA)
Italy

Phone: +39-0332-785481
Fax: +39-0332-786394
 juergen.vogt@jrc.ec.europa.eu
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Physical Geography, Climatology, Drought and Land Degradation, Surface Energy Balance, Terrain Analysis, Land Use Monitoring, Remote Sensing, GIS 

Regional Expertise:
Europe, North Africa, West Africa 


Zanolla , Dr. Chiara  
 DNI Bureau coordinator

Centro NRD - Nucleo Ricerca Desertificazione
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Sassari
Viale Italia, 39 
07100 Sassari
Italy

Phone: +39 079 213103
Fax: +39 079 229394
 czanolla@uniss.it
 Skype: chiara.nrd 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
DNI Bureau coordinator, Project management, scientific networking 

Zdruli, Dr Pandi  
 Senior Research Scientist

Int. Ctr. for Advanced Med. Agr. Studies (CIHEAM)
Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari
Via Ceglie 9 
70010 Valenzano, Bari
Italy

Phone: +39 080 4606 253
Cellphone: +39 347 299 8334
Fax: +39 080 4606 206
 pandi@iamb.it
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Soil science, sustainable land & water management, Integrated coastal zone mng, crop production, environmental impact assessment, GIS, land degradation and desertification, editing, teaching, project mng, cooperation and rural development 

Regional Expertise:
Mediterranean, North Africa & Middle East, Eastern Europe, Albania 


Zucca, Dr. Claudio  
 Researcher

Centro Interdipartimentale d'Ateneo NRD
Nucleo di Ricerca sulla Desertificazione
UniversitÓ di Sassari
via de Nicola 9 
07100 Sassari
Italy

Phone: +39 079 2111016
Fax: +39 079 217901
 clzucca@uniss.it

Thematic Expertise:
Integrated management and monitoring of land and soil degradation and soil restoration in drylands 

Regional Expertise:
Direct field experience (within several international projects) all around Europe and in Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Mauritania, Senegal, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, China, Namibia 



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