Emeritus Professor of Geography, Development Studies and Planning.
Professor Francesco ADAMO is Senior Research Associate at gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom). Professor Adamo is also a Consultant and Emeritus Professor of Geography, Development Studies and Planning, President of GeoProgress (www.geoprogress.eu) - a Non Profit Organisation for the Earth’s ecosystem and the human communities progress. From 1960 to 1966, Professor Adamo studied at University of Turin (both Political Sciences and Natural Sciences), worked at the Banco Ambrosiano and carried out his military compulsory service in Alpine Corps. Professor Adamo was Full Professor of Economic and Political Geography at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Ancona, Turin and Eastern Piedmont. He has carried out scientific and teaching activity also in the University of Addis Abeba, Pisa and Lucca. He has been Founder and Head of the II Faculty of Economy of the University of Turin, in Novara, Founder and Head of the Campus of Casale Monferrato and Coordinator of the new Bachelor Degree Program in Promotion and Management of Tourism of the University of Eastern Piedmont. He has been Promoter and Principal Investigator of several scientific and research programmes; expert of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Italian for Development Co-operation; Advisor for the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development, in global environmental policies; Advisor for Italian Department for Tourism; Research Project Evaluator for Italian Research Ministry and for the European Commission; Consultant of Town and Country planning for Local Administrations and other public bodies. . Professor Adamo has carried out research activity and scientific advising in all the main fields in which human geography is articulated, facing varies economic-social problems, from macro to the micro level, as well as from the analytical to the regulative and political perspective. His experiences of research, concerning developed and developing countries, regards in particular: 1) Situation and evolution of the economic structure of regional systems, at different scales, focusing on interactions with local environment (social, institutional, natural) and external conditions, and identifying the main development problems, constraints and potentialities; 2) Regional development policy, land-use and environmental planning; 3) Market organization, retail distribution, location and marketing strategies; 4) Politics and policy problems of international trade and economic development, focusing on "North/South" relationship and international co-operation for development, energy and natural resouces geopolitics. Italian native speaker, he is fluent in English.
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