Francesco Ajena is a political scientist specialised in agroecology and sustainable agricultural systems. He joined IPES-Food in October 2017 to support the panel’s project, “Towards a Common Food Policy for the EU”. He also currently works as the Advisor on Agriculture, Health and Food policy for the Belgian French-speaking Green party (Ecolo). From 2015 to 2017, he worked for the European Green Party where he contributed on the Greens position for the Post-2020 CAP reform. Previously, Francesco has held internships with Amnesty International and the European Coordination of La Via Campesina.
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