Albino Maggio

Albino Maggio

Albino Maggio is Associate Professor of Agronomy and Crop Science at the Department of Agriculture, University of Naples Federico II. He works on the physiology of crop responses to abiotic stresses in open field and controlled environment productions. He specialized in the biophysics, molecular biology and physiology of water and salt stress adaptation in the agronomic context at the USDA Salinity Laboratory of Riverside (CA - USA) and Purdue University (IN - USA). Since 2008 he has also been working on Forward Look Analyses and Foresight processes, first as project manager for the Food and Agriculture domain at the COST Office in Brussels and subsequently as Seconded National Expert at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. He is author of over 100 publications in refereed journals.

Relevant to this meeting:

• Maggio A, Van Crikinge T, Malingreau JP, 2015. Global Food Security 2030: Assessing trends in view of guiding future EU policies. Foresight Report, 41 pp ISBN 978-92-79-48365-3.

• Malingreau JP, Eva H, Maggio A 2012. NPK Will there be enough plant nutrients to feed a world of 9 billion in 2050? JRC Science and Policy Reports, 29 pp ISBN 978-92-79-24909-9.