Pesce, Valeria

Information Systems Manager
First name: 
Valeria
Last name: 
Pesce
Profile: 
  • Information systems specialist and project manager in the Secretariat of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research. Working also in the Secretariat of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative (GODAN).Interested especially in the design and planning of information systems and tools based on "loosely-coupled" distributed architectures and agricultural information management standards, with special focus on information exchange and interoperability. Part of my work also consists in project management and in representing projects and initiatives in relevant meetings.Successfully concluded: management of Work Package 5 in the EC-funded agINFRA project.Currently managing the CIARD RING platform and coordinating efforts with other global and regional actors around the AgriProfiles project. Representing FAO and GFAR in the Big Data Europe H2020 project.

  • Valeria Pesce is currently information systems manager and project manager at the Secretariat of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research and collaborates with the Secretariat of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative (GODAN). She has represented FAO and GFAR in past and current EC-funded projects on data infrastructures (agINFRA, Big Data Europe) and manages the CIARD RING and AgriProfiles open data platforms in coordination with other global and regional actors. She is also coordinating the work around a global map of data standards for food and agriculture within the GODAN Action project.

  • Valeria Pesce is currently working as web architect and information systems specialist in the field of agriculture. In the past she also worked as analyst programmer and librarian. She is working especially as project manager on the design and planning of information systems and tools based on agricultural information management standards, with special focus on information exchange and interoperability. Part of her work also consists in participating in initiatives and meetings (conferences, workshops) related to agricultural information systems and agricultural information management standards.

Interests: 
  • Project management
  • Information technology
  • Europe
  • Information systems
  • Information management
  • Librarianship
  • science
  • Participation
City: 
Rome
Country: 
Italy