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Mariella Di Ciommo


Mariella Di Ciommo is Associate Director of Europe and Africa in the world cluster and is a member of the ECDPM management team.

Before joining ECDPM she worked in different roles at Development Initiatives in the UK and then in Brazil. In Brazil, as a Strategic Partnerships Manager, she led Development Initiatives work on data for development at country level and international engagement on South-South cooperation, climate finance and poverty.

Mariella has authored a number of publications on South–South cooperation, data for development, transparency and development financing, in particular to nutrition, health and agriculture.

Before joining Development Initiatives, Mariella worked in Italy, Bolivia and Brazil in the fields of sustainability, social development and citizen empowerment for local organisations and Caritas Internationalis. She holds a master in Social Anthropology from the London School of Economics and one in Economics from Bocconi University.

    Taking the gender agenda forward in EU programming

    Publications | Published on 19-04-2021

    Engage with Africa

    Commentaries | Published on 20-08-2019

    Mariella Di Ciommo

    Associate Director, Europe and Africa in the world




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