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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title International Independent Consultant - Fisheries and aquaculture specialist
Address
Rome
RM
00191
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Sea of Marmara
Black Sea
Sea of Azov
Bristol Channel
English Channel
Nationality Italy
Tel (0039)063291240 / (0039)3393096798
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree Msc (+5) in Aquatic Biology
Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Data Management , Natural Resource Management , Institutional Management , Decision Making & Policy , Extension Services (Public Awareness) , Technical Advice & Consulting , Other
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Research Support Services , Limnology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Research Support Services , Limnology
Research Activities

Dear  Madam/Sir,

graduated (MSc (+5), Aquatic Biology, 1st Rome University, 1989), Master (Technical cooperation programs management, ILO, International Training Centre, 2000) and certificates of virtual attendance: “Emerging practices in development evaluations”, "Equity-focused and gender-responsive evaluations", "National evaluation capacity development for country-led M&E systems". Evaluation Partners – UNICEF/IOCE March to May and September 2013. Several post-graduate training courses in aquatic resources sustainable management and fisheries.

 

26 years post-graduated experience in marine and inland aquatic resources sustainable and equitable development and management, notably in Africa, Caribbean, Europe and Mediterranean.

 

International experience: IOC and WB (International consultancies), EC DG AIDCO, EC DG Fish, USAID. Field: Albania, Belgium, Botswana, Congo Brazzaville, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Ghana, Western Indian Ocean (Mauritius, Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, Comoros, Madagascar), Jamaica, Italy, Ivory Coast, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Norway, Romania, Sierra Leone, Senegal, The Gambia, Tunisia. 

Oxfam, October, 2015. Short-listed and interviewed for the Fisheries and Strategic Development consultant position in Somalia. IFAD, Yemen, December 2014. Short-listed and interviewed for the ITA Sustainable Aquaculture Consultant position. Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), September 2014. Short-listed and interviewed for the SFP Director position. United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), August 2014. Shortlisted and interviewed for the position of Associate Program Officer in Nairobi. FAO, June 2014. Short-listed for the Fishery Officer (Statistics on Fishing Fleet) position. FAO Somalia, January 2014. Short-listed and interviewed for the Project Coordinator Position. November 2013. Selected and interviewed for the position of Coordinator IUCN Regional Marine and Coastal Program (MACO) for Central and West Africa. October 2013. IUCN Global Gender Office’s Gender Expert Network. Selected and included in the gender experts’ network. FAO, August 2013. Selected and interviewed for Global Tuna Project Coordinator position. July 2013. Spanish Agency for international cooperation to the Development of the Ministry of Foreign Relations and Cooperation, selected and included in the experts roster for Africa. October 2012. Commission Member - CEM Coastal Ecosystems Group 2013-2016, Commission Member - CEM Island Ecosystems Thematic Group 2013-2016,  Commission Member - CEM Members 2013-2016, Commission Member - CEM Western Europe 2013-2016, Commission Member - WI-IUCN SSC Freshwater Fish Specialist Group 2013-2016. February 2012, BTC. Selected and interviewed in Brussels for the long term position of Expert in organizational and institutional development, co-manager – MALI. FAO, November 2011. Selected and interviewed for the Fishery and aquaculture expert position in Abu Dhabi. FAO, May 2011. Selected and interviewed for the Executive Director position of the General Fishery Council for the Mediterranean (GFCM) at the FAO HQ.  September 2010, WWF International short-listed and interviewed for the Tuna Manager, Smart Fishing Network Initiative position. August 2010, UNOPS, short-listed and interviewed for the Senior Fishery expert position of the Sulu-Celebes project. April 2010, UNOPS, short-listed and interviewed for the Regional Project position of the ATSEA; Arafura and Timor Seas Ecosystem Action and UNDP office of Bratislava, short-listed and interviewed for the interview for the GEF IW vetted roster of consultants. March 2010, pre-selected for the Evaluation of FAO Regional and Sub-regional Offices in the Near East Team members. February 2010, UNDP Office for Mauritius and Seychelles, short-listed for the position of Socio-Economic Data Processing and Analysis. February 2009, UNIDO, short-listed and interviewed by for the Coordinator position of the GLCME Program in Accra (Ghana). October 2008, SEAFO regional organization short-listed and interviewed in Windhoek (Namibia) for the Executive Secretary position. August 2008, UNDP/UNV short-listed and interviewed for the environmental specialist position in Guinea Bissau and SRCF regional organization in Dakar (Senegal for a coordinator position. July 2008, FAO, short-listed and interviewed for a socioeconomic position in Malaga (Spain). April 2008, UNOPS selected and interviewed for an ASCLME Program coordinator position in South Africa.

Aquatic resources. Sustainable and equitable management of the aquatic ecosystems  Sustainable management of marine and coastal areas.  Marine and inland fisheries and aquaculture sustainable and equitable development and management. Monitoring Control and Surveillance (MCS) and IUU fishing. Policies and governance. Institutional strengthening and capacity building. Strong skills for working in/with International Organizations and in/with multicultural teams, as well as for field based activities in Developing Countries programs and projects. Negotiation skills (Surveying, Participatory approach, Co-management, Vocational Training, Workshops and Awareness campaigns). Wide knowledge of tender and program/project design, implementation, management and evaluation, including PCM (Programming, Identification, Formulation, Financing, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation) of the main Funding Donors. Experience in strategic management and evaluation of large programs and projects, as well as fund-raising. programs or projects design and implementation, preparation of Terms of Reference (services) and technical annexes (works, supplies) and evaluation of offers ( evaluation of grant proposals, evaluations (ex-ante, interim, ex-post etc.), monitoring. Good ability to lead, motivate and work in Team and for working with decentralized and stakeholders Organizations. Great interest in field based activities world-wide. Great aptitude to travel. Excellent command of English, French Italian (mother tongue) languages.

 

References: 

Mr. Adam Pierzchala, HTSPE Ltd - UK. Director EC framework contracts. E-mail: info@htspe.com

Mrs. Amandine Weinrob, program coordinator, AECOM International development (USA). E-mail: amandine.weinrob@aecom.com .

Mr. Bruno Moreau, Quality Manager, SOFRECO (France), E-mail: Bruno.Moreau@sofreco.fr

 

Please, kindly find this motivation letter and attached my updated CV (English language) and some related references.

 

Looking forward to hear from you, let me thank you, Madam/Sir, for the efforts that your Organization do to enhance the International cooperation, sustainable development and to eradicate poverty and hunger.

Sincerely.

Gianluca RAGUSA – International consultant (Fisheries and aquaculture specialist)

Via Tuscia, 7 . 00191 Rome (Italy)
Ph.: (+39) 063291240
Mobile: (+39) 3393096798

Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/pub/gianluca-ragusa/45/514/61a

Skype : gianluca.ragusa12

E-mail: gianluca.ragusa4@gmail.com

Research Region 35, 88, 102, 38, 71, 3, 2, 63, 70
Working languages English, French, Italian
Skills/Expertise Aquatic resources. Fisheries and aquaculture. Policy and governance. MCS. Institutional strengthening and capacity building. Negotiation skills (Surveying, Participatory approach, Co-management, Vocational Training, Workshops and Awareness campaigns). Strong skills for working in/with International Organizations and in/with multicultural teams, as well as for field based activities in Developing Countries programs and projects. Knowledge of Tender design and implementation and PCM (Programming, Identification, Formulation, Financing, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation) of major Funding Donors. Experience in strategic management of large programs and projects, as well as fund-raising. Good ability to lead, motivate and work in Team and for working with decentralized and stakeholders Organizations. Great interest in field based activities world-wide. Great aptitude to travel. Excellent command of English, Italian and French languages, Spanish (low).
Comments Looking forward to hear from you, let me thank you, Madam/Sir, for the efforts that your Organisation do to enhance the International cooperation, sustainable development and to eradicate poverty and hunger. Sincerely. Gianluca Ragusa - International consultant (Fisheries and aquaculture) Via Tuscia, 7 - 00191 Rome (Italy) Ph: (+39) 063291240 Mb: (+39) 3393096798 E-mail: gianluca.ragusa4@gmail.com
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr. Gianluca RAGUSA)

RAGUSA, G., NATALE, M.G., 2006. La pesca marittima, l����acquacoltura e la protezione delle risorse nella Repubblica di Libia (Maritime Fisheries, aquaculture and resources protection in the Republic of Libya). Proceedings of 67 Congress of the Italian Zoological Union: 87. RAGUSA, G., 2002. Marine species of commercial interest of the Mediterranean sea: 71 pp. Federcoopesca Editions. Project financed by the European Commission DG Fishery and Italian Ministry of Agricultural Policies - General Directorate for fishery. Ragusa G., 1999. La pesca in Senegal: rapporti con i Paesi Africani limitrofi e l����Unione europea (Fisheries in Senegal: relationships with neighbouring Countries and European Union). Iniziativa Pesca, Federcoopesca Editions, anno III, dicembre 1999, 25: 36 - 45. RAGUSA G., 1998. La pesca artigianale nella Repubblica del Senegal (Small-scale fishery in Senegal Republic). Corriere della pesca e dell����acquacoltura. Federcoopesca Editions - Rome. RAGUSA G., NATALE M.G., 1998. Aree marine protette e sviluppo sostenibile (Marine protected areas and sustainable development). Corriere della pesca e dell����acquacoltura. Federcoopesca Editions - Rome. RAGUSA G., 1998. Il sistema pesca tra economia e ecologia (Fishery sector between economy and ecology). Corriere della pesca e dell����acquacoltura. Federcoopesca Editions - Rome. UGOLINI R., BEFUMO S., DI BITETTO M., CIATTAGLIA A., RAGUSA G., 1999. Design, construction and testing of an off-shore cage for fish-rearing. Abstracts of International Aquaculture Conference of Verona: Towards the year 2000: what changes in aquaculture, Verona 11-12 February 1999: 66. RAMPACCI M., D����AMBRA R., RAGUSA G., MASSA F., TANCIONI L., 1998. Prove di allevamento di specie ittiche marine in acque di pozzo a bassa salinit���  (Tests on marine fishes rearing in low-salinity waters). Biologia Marina Mediterranea (Mediterranean Marine Biology). (1998), 5 (3): 1419-1427. UGOLINI R., BEFUMO S., DI BITETTO M., CIATTAGLIA A., RAGUSA G., 1998. Impianto sperimentale di allevamento per pesci in mare aperto. (Design and tests of an off-shore cage for fish rearing). Biologia Marina Mediterranea (Mediterranean Marine Biology). (1998), 5 (3): 1703-1705. UGOLINI R., BEFUMO S., DI BITETTO M., CIATTAGLIA A., GIOVANNETTI M., RAGUSA G., SAVARDI S., 1998. Sperimentazione e gestione produttiva di impianti di allevamento ittico in mare aperto. (Design and test of an off-shore cage for fish rearing). Biologia Marina Mediterranea (Mediterranean Marine Biology). (1998),, 5 (3): 1723-1726. UGOLINI R., FONTI P., RAGUSA G. , 1998. Tecnologie e nuove specie per la molluschicoltura off-shore (Technologies and new species for off-shore molluscs-culture). Biologia Marina Mediterranea (Mediterranean Marine Biology). (1998), 5 (3): 1896-1900.


Created: 2007-02-14 Last Updated: 2016-06-27 by Gianluca RAGUSA