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Carlo Fadda

Research Director - Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture at Alliance of Bioversity and CIAT

Carlo Fadda is the Director for Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture research at the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT. He has a PhD in evolutionary biology from the Sapienza University of Rome. Carlo is also an adjunct researcher at Scuola S. Anna in Italy. He is based in Nairobi. He has managed projects in China, Ecuador, Morocco, Kenya, Ethiopia, Papua New Guinea, Uganda, and Tanzania, among others. Since 2010 he has been based in Nairobi. His work centres on the understanding that conservation and use of genetic resources cannot be decoupled from rural development and livelihoods.

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