Curriculum vitae
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Family name:

RAGUSA

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First names:

Gianluca

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Date of birth:

13 February 1962

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Nationali...
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Present position: From January 2006, International freelance Consultant.

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Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa

The Gambia
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Mauritius, Jamaica,
Gabon, Congo
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Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa

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Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa

Euronet
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Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa

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Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa

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Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa

From
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Liberia/Sierr
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( FAO Area
35, 3.3)

A.G...
Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa

Sincerely.
Gianluca Ragusa - International free-lance Consultant
Via Tuscia, 7 - 00191...
Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa

Sincerely.
Gianluca Ragusa - International free-lance Consultant
Via Tuscia, 7 - 00191...
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  1. 1. Curriculum vitae 1. Family name: RAGUSA 2. First names: Gianluca 3. Date of birth: 13 February 1962 4. Nationality: Italian 5. Civil status: Single. Any dependent. 6. Education: Institution [Date from - Date to] Evaluation Partners – UNICEF/IOCE. September 2013 Evaluation Partners – UNICEF/IOCE. September 2013 Evaluation Partners – UNICEF/IOCE. March to May 2013 International Labor Organization – International Training Centre. November 2000 University of Salerno and I.R.E.P.A. October 1993 University of Bologna September 1993 University of Bologna September 1992 1st University of Rome From September 1981 to July 1989 7. Certificate of virtual attendance: "Equity-focused and genderresponsive evaluations". Certificate of virtual attendance: “National evaluation capacity development for country-led M&E systems". Certificate of virtual attendance: “Emerging Practices in Development Evaluations”. Master diploma: “Management of technical Cooperation Projects” (2000/A9226/13). Post-graduate diploma: “Fisheries economy and management”. Post-graduate diploma “3rd Training course for Marine Operators”. Post-graduate diploma “2nd Training course for Marine Operators”. Master of Sciences (+5) – Biology. Language skills: Indicate competence on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 - excellent; 5 - basic) Language Italian English French Spanish 8. Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained: Reading 1 2 2 5 Speaking 1 2 2 5 Writing 1 2 2 5 Membership of professional bodies: NA. 9. Other skills: Windows Environment (Win-word, Office, Excel, PowerPoint and compatible packages). Statistical soft-wares. Spreadsheets (Quattro, Q-pro, Excel, etc.). Word processing. MS-DOS based system. Knowledge of UNIX system managing and "c" language and "SDK" tool programming (diploma). Internet and email. Page 1
  2. 2. Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa 10. Present position: From January 2006, International freelance Consultant. 11. Years within the firm: 12. Key qualifications: (Relevant to the project) - - - - - 13. From January 2006, International freelance Consultant. 24 years post-graduated experience in marine and inland aquatic environment sustainable and equitable management, notably in African, Caribbean, European and Mediterranean areas. International experience: IOC and WB (International consultancies), EC DG AIDCO, EC DG Fish, USAID. Field: Albania, Belgium, Botswana, Congo Brazzaville, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Ghana, Indian Ocean (Mauritius, Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, Comoros, Madagascar), Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Norway, Romania, Sierra Leone, Senegal, The Gambia, Tunisia. October 2013. IUCN Global Gender Office’s Gender Expert Network. Selected and included in the gender experts’ network. 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. February 2012, BTC. Selected and interviewed in Brussels for the long term position of Expert in organizational and institutional development, co-manager – MALI. November 2011, FAO. Selected and interviewed for the Fishery and aquaculture expert position in Abu Dhabi. May 2011, FAO. 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 shortlisted 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’s 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 shortlisted 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 and marine environment sustainable management and assessment. ICZM. Fisheries and aquaculture (Institutional strengthening and capacity building. Technical assistance, Vocational training, Master-plans, Support, Studies). Monitoring, control and surveillance specialist. Wide knowledge of International and EU MCS related legislation. MCS systems assessment and development (planning and supervision). International donors and EC development cooperation procedures sound knowledge and related working experience; Tender design and implementation (Programming, Identification, Instruction, development, monitoring and evaluation) and PCM sound knowledge (Projects appraisal, identification, formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation). Institutional strengthening and capacity building of CA and PO. Participatory approach and Co-Management. Industrial and Small-scale fisheries. Fishery biology and technologies, stock assessment, statistics and surveys design: PRA and SWOT analysis. Fish products hygiene and quality. Specific experience in the regions: Country Ivory Coast Date from - Date to February to March 2013 Page 2
  3. 3. Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa The Gambia ACP (Botswana, Mauritius, Jamaica, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville, Senegal, Ethiopia), September to December 2011 Mali From February to June 2011 Mali From October 2009 to April 2010 Indian Ocean (Mauritius, Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, Comoros, Madagascar) From April to September 2009 Indian Ocean From March to July 2009 Albania From September 2008 to June 2009 Indian Ocean From January to June 2008 Albania From September 2006 to February 2007 Romania May 2005 Sierra Leone From November 2004 to December 2005 Ghana From January 2003 to December 2005 Libya From November 2002 to December 2005 Morocco From November 2000 Senegal July to September 1999 Tunisia May 1999 Libya From June 1997 to December 2005 Senegal From March to July 1997 Albania From June to November 1996 Liberia/Sierra Leone 14. September 2012 to February 2013 From December 1989 to March 1991 Professional experience Page 3
  4. 4. Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa Date from – Date to Location Company Position AECOM International development USA From Februar y to March 2013 From Septem ber 2012 to Februar y 2013 Fisheries community expert Ivory Coast The Gambia Mendez England & Associates (ME&A) USA Team Leader Page 4 Description Study for the sustainable management of the Lake of Ayamé. Identification study and participation at the 1st Fishery Commission for the sustainable management of the Ayamé Lake. Mission in Aboisso region and Ayamé city in Southeastern of the Côte d’Ivoire to assist the authorities in the town of Ayamé and its inhabitants to put in place the fishery Commission, identify the causes of conflits and technical and social issues related to dysfunction of the fishery communities. making recommendations for tangible solutions. Causes for conflict in fishing communities identification, proposal of tangible and workable solutions, facilitation of the dialogue over sensitive issues and proposing recommendations and actions plans. Funding: USAID (Ivory Coast Transition Initiative). Mid-term evaluation for the USAID/WA hq. of Ba Nafaa project (4M USD). In-country survey.. Mission methodology drafting and revision, desk phase implementation and reporting, work-plan preparation and revision, , questions preparation and reviewing, mission implementation data collection and interviews and focus groups in the selected sites. Stakeholders consultation and evaluation of the project, including costs analysis and its compliance with International and United States environmental and social horizontal themes (water and sanitation, gender, young, disabled). Restricted tender procedure. Funding: USAID.
  5. 5. Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa Euronet consulting Belgium From Septem ber to Decem ber 2011 ACP countries (Botswana, Mauritius, Jamaica, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville, Senegal, Ethiopia) From Februar y to June 2011 Mali From October 2009 to April 2010 Mali From May to Septem ber 2009 Indian Ocean (Mauritius, Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, Comoros, Madagascar) Team Leader Sofreco France Fisheries manageme nt expert AESA – Belgium Team Leader MWH Global – UK Evaluation expert / ICZM expert. Page 5 Mid-term evaluation for the DEVCO and ACP Secretariat of ACP FISH II Program (30 MEUR). Survey in the selected ACP countries (Countries visited: Botswana, Mauritius, Jamaica, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville, Senegal, Ethiopia). Mission methodology drafting and revision, participation at the inception phase kick-off meeting and the reference group meetings at DEVCO HQ in Brussels, work-plan preparation and reviewing, desk phase implementation and reporting, questions preparation and reviewing, mission implementation data collection and interviews in the selected Countries. Participation at the Programme Steering Committee in Gaborone (Botswana), including the Southern African Group Workshop (Gaborone), Caribbean Group Workshop (Kingston) and Eastern African Group Workshop (Addis Ababa). Stakeholder consultations and evaluation of the Program and its compliance with International and EU environmental and social horizontal themes (gender, young, disabled). Restricted tender procedure. Funding: EC AIDCO (9th EDF). Mission for the elaboration of the National Fishery and Aquaculture development policy and of the National Plan of actions for the sustainable development of fishery and aquaculture of the Republic of Mali. Consultations at the national and regional level and field visits in six regions (Kayes, Koulikoro, Sikasso, Segou, Mopti et Bamako District). Validation workshops. Funding : EC ACP FISH II Program Projet de développement des ressources en eau et de gestion durable des écosystèmes du bassin du fleuve Niger. Consultancy and 6 months mission team leading and implementation (assistance and training) in the Northern Regions of Mali (Gao and Timbuktu) for the study in support of the fisheries actors, support in the establishment of the fisheries councils (mayor, provincial and regional levels); assistance to draft fisheries conventions and comanagement plans and communication plans. Funding: World bank (IDA Credit). Mid-term evaluation for the EC Delegation in Mauritius of the ReCoMap Program (Regional Coastal Management Program) (18 MEUR) of the Indian Ocean Commission. Survey in the Indian Ocean (Countries visited: Mauritius, Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, Comoros, and Madagascar). Restricted tender procedure. Funding: EC AIDCO (9th EDF).
  6. 6. Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa From March to July 2009 From Septem ber 2008 to June 2009 From Novem ber 2008 to January 2009 From May 2008 to August 2009 From January to October 2008 From Septem ber 2006 to Februar y 2007 May 2005 Italy Albania Italy Italy Italy Albania Romania Indian Ocean Commission - Mauritius Diadikasia Consultants – Greece TNC Partners – Germany Cles Economia Italy Indian Ocean Commission - Mauritius Internation al Consultant / Assessor Evaluation of Concept Notes and Full Proposal (Mariculture) in the Framework of the 2nd Call for Proposals of the ReCoMap Program. Restricted procedure. Funding: EC AIDCO (9th EDF). Team Leader / MCS expert. Albanian MCS system assessment and survey. Preparation of the ToR for the EC Delegation In Albania for the MCS system enforcement and VMS establishment in the Republic of Albania, in compliance with EC Reg. 2847. IPA 2008 project on the establishment and strengthening of MCS system in the fisheries sector. Restricted tender procedure. Funding: EC AIDCO FWC Commission 2007. IPA program. Aquacultur e expert Study on the sea bass and sea bream market in Italy. Market study in Germany, England, Spain and Italy. Funding: private enterprise. Aquacultur e expert Research on sustainable aquaculture. Funding: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and forestall policies General Directorate for fisheries and aquaculture. Internation al Consultant Assessor Evaluation of Concept Notes and Full Proposal (Mariculture) in the Framework of 1st the Call for Proposal of the ReCoMap Program. Restricted procedure. Funding: EC AIDCO (9th EDF). World Bank PMU of Albanian Fishery Developmen t Project – Albania Internation al Consultant . MCS Specialist. IZSAM – Italy Fisheries manageme nt expert Page 6 Technical assistance (Institutional strengthening, capacity building) and training of WB PMU, Albanian Fishery Directorate (FD) and Fishery Inspectorate (FI) of Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Water Administration and of Fisheries Management Organizations (FMOs) in Monitoring Control Surveillance methodologies and procedures. Restricted procedure. Funding: World Bank. Preparation and presentation in Bucharest of Twinning project “Support for further strengthening of the market for fisheries and aquaculture products”, to harmonize the competences’ level of Romanian CA with EU market. Project approved in partnership with Italian Ministry of Health, Italian Ministry of Agriculture and a Spanish counterpart. Funding: EC Twinning Program.
  7. 7. Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa From Novem ber 2004 to Decem ber 2005 From January 2003 to Septem ber 2005 From Novem ber 2002 to Decem ber 2005 From July to August 1999 From May to June 1997 From June 1997 to Decem ber 2005 From June to Novem ber 1996 Sierra Leone Federcoopes ca - Italy Ghana Federcoopes ca - Italy Libya Senegal Libya Albania Federcoopes ca - Italy Federcoopes ca - Italy Federcoopes ca - Italy CIRSPE – Italy Fisheries manageme nt expert Fisheries manageme nt expert Team Leader of a 25 Libyan and Italian experts team. Fisheries manageme nt expert Member of ItalianLibyan Technical Committee on Fisheries Fishery Consultant MCS expert Page 7 Identification, appraisal (Institutional meeting and technical survey in three fishing villages) and design of an education, technical assistance and training project in support of children and small-scale fishermen of Sierra Leone. Project approved. Funding: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (General Directorate for Cooperation to Development). Identification and appraisal along the coast of Ghana for Institutional strengthening and capacity building, technical assistance and training identification in fisheries sector, among requests of Minister of State charged of Fisheries and by Board members of Ghana National Fisheries Association in Thema. Funding: Federcoopesca. Identification, formulation and implementation of the project (technical assistance, good practices and know-how, training of Libyan experts), to draw up Libyan Fisheries development Master-Plan and Vocational training Master-Plan. Project approved by Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, by Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Libyan Ministry of Production. Funding: Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Technical assistance for the “ex-ante” evaluation of the project: “Sub-programme pour le développement de la FeNaGIE-pêche du Sénégal”. Technical survey in Kayar, Rufisque, Mbour, Joal and Niodior. Surveying fishing villages and evaluating fishing and production techniques, assisting in assessment of best practices (manipulation, conservation and transformation). Evaluation of a proposal for a fish processing factory rehabilitation. Technical assistance in capacity building and strengthening of FeNaGIE. Funding: Federcoopesca. Member of Italian-Libyan Technical Committee on Fisheries. Negotiation and bilateral agreements for fisheries and aquaculture sector development (Rome, 1997; Tripoli, 1999; Rome, 2000, Tripoli, 2001, Tripoli, 2002). Funding: Federcoopesca. Design and implementation of the project “Training for extension staff”. Training, technical assistance for development of the Statistical Information System for fisheries of the Fishery Directorate. Training of Inspectors charged to collect and monitor data on fishery and aquaculture. Restricted tender procedure. Funding: EC PHARE Program.
  8. 8. Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa From Decem ber 1989 to March 1991 15. Liberia/Sierr a Leone ( FAO Area 35, 3.3) A.GE.I. scrl Italy Fishery Consultant On-board scientific observer. MCS Expert. Participation in 1st and 2nd experimental fishing campaigns in Sierra Leone waters. Designing and carrying out as on-board observer two experimental fishing campaigns, collecting relevant statistical and biological data on commercial fishing vessels. Funding: EC DG Fish Other relevant information (eg. Publications) Ragusa G., Natale M.G., 2006. La pesca marittima, l’acquacoltura e la protezione delle risorse nella Repubblica di Libia (Marine fishery, aquaculture and resources protection in the Republic of Libya). Proceedings of the 67 Congress of the Italian Zoological Union. Naples, 12 – 15 September 2006: 87. Ragusa G., 2000. Specie ittiche marine commerciali del Mare Mediterraneo (Marine species of commercial interest in the Mediterranean) : 71 pp. Federcoopesca Editions. Project co-financed by European Union and Italian Ministry of Agricultural and Forestall Policies. Ragusa G., 1999. La pesca in Senegal: rapporti con i Paesi Africani limitrofi e l’Unione europea (Fisheries in Senegal: relationships with neighborhoods Countries and European Union). Iniziativa Pesca, Federcoopesca, year III, December 1999, 25: 36 - 45. Ragusa G., 1998. Il sistema pesca tra economia e ecologia (Fisheries between economy and ecology). Iniziativa Pesca, Federcoopesca, year II, October 1998, 15: 48 - 49. Ragusa G., 1998. Molluschicoltura off-shore (Off-shore molluscsculture). Iniziativa Pesca, Federcoopesca Editions, year II, May 1998, 10: 30 - 31. Ragusa G., Natale M.G., 1998. Aree marine protette e sviluppo sostenibile (Marine protected areas and sustainability). Iniziativa pesca, Federcoopesca, II, July 1998, 12: 25 - 31. Ugolini R., Befumo S., Di Bitetto M., Ciattaglia A., Ragusa G., 1999. Design, realization and testing of an offshore 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. Ugolini R., Befumo S., Di Bitetto M., Ciattaglia A., Ragusa G., 1998. Impianto sperimentale di allevamento per pesci in mare aperto. (Experimental off-shore cage design for fish-rearing in open sea). Biol. Mar. Medit. (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, construction and testing of an off-shore cage for fish-rearing) in open sea. Biol. Mar. Medit. (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 mollusc-culture). Biol. Mar. Medit. (1998), 5 (3): 1896-1900. 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 salinità (Intensive rearing of marine fishes in low salinity waters). Biol. Mar. Medit. (1998), 5 (3): 1419-1427. Ragusa G., 1997. La pesca artigianale nella Repubblica del Senegal (Small-scale fishery in the Republic of Senegal). Corriere della pesca e dell’acquacoltura, Federcoopesca Editions, year XII, December 1997 – January 1998, 38: 27 – 32 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. Page 8
  9. 9. Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa Sincerely. Gianluca Ragusa - International free-lance Consultant Via Tuscia, 7 - 00191 Rome (Italy) Ph: (+39) 063291240 Mb: (+39) 3393096798 E-mail: gianluca.ragusa4@gmail.com Dans l'attente, veuillez agréer Madame/Monsieur l’expression de mes remerciements les plus vives pour les efforts de vôtre Organisation dans les domaines de la coopération International, du développement durable, de l’éradication de la pauvreté et de la faim dans le monde. Salutations sincères. Gianluca Ragusa – Consultant International Indépendant. Via Tuscia, 7 00191 Rome (Italie) Tel.: (+39) 063291240 Mobile: (+39) 3393096798 Courrier électronique: gianluca.ragusa4@gmail.com Page 9
  10. 10. Curriculum vitae – Gianluca Ragusa Sincerely. Gianluca Ragusa - International free-lance Consultant Via Tuscia, 7 - 00191 Rome (Italy) Ph: (+39) 063291240 Mb: (+39) 3393096798 E-mail: gianluca.ragusa4@gmail.com Dans l'attente, veuillez agréer Madame/Monsieur l’expression de mes remerciements les plus vives pour les efforts de vôtre Organisation dans les domaines de la coopération International, du développement durable, de l’éradication de la pauvreté et de la faim dans le monde. Salutations sincères. Gianluca Ragusa – Consultant International Indépendant. Via Tuscia, 7 00191 Rome (Italie) Tel.: (+39) 063291240 Mobile: (+39) 3393096798 Courrier électronique: gianluca.ragusa4@gmail.com Page 9

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