Francesca Bampa

European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre, Italy


  • Co-author to the SCOPE Rapid Assessment Project on the Benefits of Soil Carbon


Francesca Bampa completed in 2008 a two years MSc honours in Land and Environmental Sciences and Technologies at the University of Padova - interfaculty of Agriculture and Sciences. In 2006 she graduated with a BSc honours in Environmental Sciences and Technologies in the same University. Since 2011 she is enrolled as PhD student in the Doctoral School of Crop Sciences, University of Padova. Her research topic is: "Options for Climate change mitigation in agricultural soils and impact on production in EU countries".

In February 2011 she joined the European Commission- Joint Research Centre as a Grantholder (cat. 20) in the SOIL Action. Her main fields of interest include soil organic carbon dynamics in agricultural soils, soil carbon policies and soil raise awareness activities.

In 2010 she did a traineeship at the European Commission in Brussels - DG AGRICULTURE – Unit H.4. Bioenergy, Biomass, Forestry and Climate Change. Her work was related to DG AGRI policy in the field of adaptation and mitigation to climate change, specifically soil carbon sequestration and protection on agricultural land in EU countries.

In 2009 she worked in Iceland as an EVS volunteer (European Voluntary Service) with the NGO SEEDs ICELAND, implementing actions and leading projects to raise awareness of nature protection, sustainable rural development, climate change and organic farming.