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Stefano Carnazzi

Editor in chief for LifeGate.it, he has been the promoter of Gaia and collaborated with Quark and Focus. In the year 2000 he was fortunate enough to stumble upon the a pamphlet on food pollution, “Quattro sberle in padella” (Four Slaps in the Pan), he followed with six other books; the latest of which is titled “100 domande sul cibo” (100 Questions on Food). To answer even just some of these questions, he  contributes to  this site for Expo Milano 2015.
 
Stefano Carnazzi

Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales. Solidarity and cooperation to achieve common goals

Culture / Stefano Carnazzi
Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales

The Secretary-General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales, places an emphasis on cooperation and respect, the only two things that can lead to equality. "Expo is the place where the diversity of cultures, biodiversity, is revealed". According to Loscertales "this is the starting point for cooperation and for joint progress”.

Rose Sakala. Using the power of education to escape poverty

Culture / Michele Sechi Gatta Stefano Carnazzi
Rose Sakala

To whom does a little girl turn to? To her mother, of course, from the moment she is born. Then to her father, her siblings, her classmates. For Rose Sakala however, this was a luxury she did not have. She was robbed of these possibilities. But every shred of hope that she could regain, she grasped with both hands.

Anita Nair. It is the nature of women to feed the world

Culture / Stefano Carnazzi
Anita Nair

The Indian writer has contributed to the novel 'Novel of the World' published as part of the Women's Weeks of Expo Milano 2015, with a brief essay that provides a well-rounded overview on the importance of food for life and the role of women in future. She has included some interesting trivia, for example in southern India, when two people meet, instead of saying "Hello" they ask: "Have you eaten today?", conveying not only a greeting but a real concern for the each other.

Giorgetto Giugiaro. From cars to pasta: logic, beauty and genius

Sustainability / Stefano Carnazzi
Giorgetto Giugiaro

We meet a truly great designer, standard-bearer of Italian excellence in the world and Knight of Labor of Italy. “Giugiaro – according to the starchitect Paolo Portoghesi – uses his gifts to search for a beauty which can improve our lives.” We speak to him therefore about the different significances of beauty, creativity, tradition, sustainability…plus chef Gualtiero Marchesi, and his own “Maccheroni alla Giugiaro”.

Cristiana Capotondi. The woman is a hero in film and in life, in defence and on the attack

Culture / Stefano Carnazzi Emanuela Taverna Simone Molteni
Cristiana Capotondi

The Italian actress is participating in Women’s Weeks for the marathon reading of the ‘Novel of the World’, the great collection planned by WE-Women for Expo for Expo Milan 2015 and published by the Arnoldo and Alberto Mondadori Foundation. It tells the story of the female figure in civil society, in film and in her personal life, and smilingly creates a metaphor for the world of football, which she loves.

Ilaria Capua. Women’s ideas need to have their own voice and reach everyone, men and women alike

Innovation / Stefano Carnazzi Silvia Passini
ilaria capua intervista

A virologist, defined as “a revolutionary mind”, the “strong lady” of Italian research, and rapporteur in many TED conferences, Ilaria Capua manages to reconcile her work in the laboratory, exploratory missions abroad, talk shows and her family. This is why she is the perfect example of the woman who, during the Women’s Weeks of Expo Milano 2015, can inspire other women to do things, to study, to take risks.

Laura Safer Espinoza. A penny more for tomatoes, in order to save the women in the fields

Economy / Stefano Carnazzi
Laura Safer Espinoza intervista

With a penny more per pound of tomatoes we can eliminate abuse, rape and crimes against workers. This is the key message of the Fair Food Program, an agreement that links farmers from Florida, tomato producers and buyers’ associations, thanks to which much of the abuse suffered by workers in fields has been eradicated. This is why Bill Clinton first, and later Barack Obama decided to recognize the programme monitored by judge Laura Safer Espinoza.

Enrico Deluchi. Food and smiles, the most beautiful images of a universal language

Lifestyle / Silvia Passini Stefano Carnazzi
Deluchi img rif cover

With all of the most fanciful architectures of the world, the thousands of colours, ingredients never seen before and visitors from every continent, to transmit the values of Expo Milano 2015 through images is a great challenge. Enrico Deluchi, Managing Director of Canon Italia, tells us about winning it.

Phil Hogan. Let us not forget the enormous progress we have made in Europe

Sustainability / Michele Sechi Gatta Stefano Carnazzi
Phil Hogan intervista Forum agricoltura

With a responsibility to contribute to global food policy, to eliminate hunger in the next 15 years, more than 400 delegates came to Expo Milano 2015 to the International Forum for Agriculture. Over 800 million people suffer from hunger and we must be able to produce more.

Ertharin Cousin. Spaghetti for everyone in the world

Economy / Stefano Carnazzi
Ertharin Cousin

On the day that Milan, specifically Expo Milano 2015, was the world capital of agriculture, with over 50 agricultural ministers, 370 delegates representing 115 countries and international organizations each continent, we interviewed Ertharin Cousin, director of the World Food Programme.

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