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Political Memory: Paolo DE CASTRO, MEP

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General Data

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Functions in European Parliament

  • Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Conference of Committee Chairs (Member)
  • Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council (Member)
  • Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee (Substitute)

Curriculum Vitae

  • Degree in agriculture from the University of Bologna (1980)
  • Associate professor at Washington State University (1985-1986)
  • Associate professor at the University of Sassari (1986-1992)
  • Associate professor at the University of Bologna (1993-2002)
  • Professor extraordinary of agricultural policy at the University of Bologna (since 2002)
  • Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies (2002-2008)
  • Senator of the Italian Republic
  • Vice-chairman of the Committee on agriculture and agri-food production (2008-2009)
  • Economic adviser to the Italian Prime Minister, Romano Prodi, and to the Minister for Agriculture, Michele Pinto (1996-1998)
  • Minister for agriculture and forestry in the two D'Alema governments (1998-2000)
  • Minister for agriculture, food and forestry in the second Prodi government (2006-2008)
  • Special adviser to the President of the European Commission, Romano Prodi (2000-2001)
  • Scientific coordinator for the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) (since 2000)
  • President of the Elabora research centre - Italian Confederation of Cooperatives (2000-2005);President of the NOMISMA Institute of Economic Studies (2001-2004)
  • President of the Qualivita Foundation (2000-2004)
  • Knight of the Grand Cross, Order of Merit of the Italian Republic - award conferred by President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi





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