Cristina Micheloni

Senior Researcher and Adviser
Valoritalia

Cristina Micheloni is an agronomist with long experience in organic farming. She served as Scientific Board Coordinator in AIAB (Italian Association for Organic Farming) for more than 20 years. Now, as independent researcher, she is involved in several European projects on innovation in organic farming and knowledge co-creation and sharing. She chaired the EIP-AGRI Focus Group on Organic Farming and the Focus Group on IPM in Viticulture, she is member of EGTOP (Expert group for technical advice on organic production of the European Commission).For Valoritalia she is Ecosystem chair within the IOF2020 project and participates in the development of the Use-case on enhanced quality certification systems.

Cristina has a MSc in Agricultural Sciencies and another MSc in Ecological Agriculture from Wageningen University. She has experience also as lecturer, at university but also at farmers and advisers training courses, and as writer in farmers magazines and radio programs. She founded and supported several non-profit organization for the development of organic farming and science-based eco-innovation in farming.