Cecilia D'Alessandro

Deputy workstream head - sustainable food systems


Cecilia D'Alessandro is the deputy workstream head in ECDPM's sustainable food systems team.  She also works as a policy officer in the climate action and green transition team and is the gender focal point for the sustainable African economies and climate action cluster.

Cecilia specialises in food security and sustainable food systems, food governance, agri-food value chain development, private sector investment and regional trade, with a focus on East and West Africa.

Cecilia holds a master’s degree in economics and development and a bachelor’s degree in development economics and International cooperation, both from the University of Florence.


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