Mr Roberto Ridolfi

Title: Assistant Director-General

E-mail: [email protected]

Biography

Dr Roberto Ridolfi currently holds the position of Assistant Director-General, Programme Support and Technical Cooperation Department at FAO. He was appointed in January 2019, being promoted from the role of Special Adviser to the Deputy Director-General (Programmes) on Strategy and Financing Development, which he held in 2018, detached from the European Commission.

From 2013 to 2017, Dr Ridolfi served as Director of the Directorate C – Planet and Prosperity under the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) at the European Commission.

Dr Ridolfi joined the European Commission in 1994, after a 10-year experience in both academia and private sector. He began as Development Adviser at the EU Delegation to Malawi, followed by Namibia and Kosovo. He then coordinated the Public-Private Partnership unit for the enlargement of the EU (2001-2004) and launched the first EU-ACP Water Facility. Head of the EuropeAid division, between 2008 and 2010 he managed programmes on environment and climate change, rural development, food security and migration, as well as the One-Billion-Euro Food Facility in 50 countries.

Dr Ridolfi served as EU Ambassador and Head of Delegation for 15 countries in the Pacific Region, based in Suva, Fiji from 2005 to 2007, and as EU Ambassador to Uganda from 2011 to 2013.

Dr Ridolfi holds a MSc in Engineering, an MBA and a PhD in Architectural Technology.

Speeches

Food of the Future Talks: the SDG and Food System

Food of the Future Talks: the SDG and Food System

Why increasing the role of renewable energy mini-grids is essential to transforming agricultural productivity and food security in Africa

Why increasing the role of renewable energy mini-grids is essential to transforming agricultural productivity and food security in Africa

Colloque RSE CESE/AFNOR

Colloque RSE CESE/AFNOR  Roberto RidolfiSous-Directeur généralDépartement de l’appui aux programmes et de la coopération techniqueOrganisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) Chères collègues, Mesdames et...

La sostenibilità a portata di tutti, chiave dello sviluppo

   La sostenibilità a portata di tutti, chiave dello sviluppo  Roberto Ridolfi  Direttore Generale Aggiunto a capo del Dipartimento di Supporto ai Programmi e Cooperazione Tecnica (PS)  L’Agenda 2030...

In the media

Gazete DuvaR

Korona Güncesi... Ucuz ve organik gıdaya ulaşmak mümkün mü?

Cibo

Coronavirus, crisi alimentari e poverta

Vento & Associati

“Resistenza & Resilienza” on sustainable solutions and alternatives for restoring the economy

Impakter

Agri-food Systems: How the United Nations Helps in SDG Compliance

Nigrizia

Cibo, coronavirus, crisi alimentari e povertà

Affar Internazionali

Dall’emergenza al Green Deal: la sfida della sostenibilità

IAI

Dall’emergenza al green deal :la sfida della sostenibilita’

Vita

di Nino Sergi : Fondi quello che l’Italia puo’ chiedere all’Europa

Vita

di Nino Sergi : Fondi quello che l’Italia puo’ chiedere all’Europa

Vita

di Nino Sergi : Fondi quello che l’Italia puo’ chiedere all’Europa

Vita

di Nino Sergi : Fondi quello che l’Italia puo’ chiedere all’Europa

Onu Italia

Intervista di Nino Sergi a Roberto Ridolfi 

Vita

di Nino Sergi : Fondi quello che l’Italia puo’ chiedere all’Europa

Onu Italia

Intervista di Nino Sergi a Roberto Ridolfi 

Vita

di Nino Sergi : Fondi quello che l’Italia puo’ chiedere all’Europa

Onu Italia

Roberto Ridolfi (FAO): COVID-19, occasione per ricostruire Italia e Europa

mamopanel

Why increasing the role of renewable energy mini-grids is essential to transforming agricultural productivity and food security in Africa

afnor

La RSE dans l’agroalimentaire ? C’est plus facile avec l’ISO 26030

World Economic Forum

How powering food storage could end hunger