Andrea Pieroni

Andrea Pieroni

Italy, Ethnobotanist


The Importance of a Rose: Biocultural Diversity

Andrea Pieroni is an associate professor of food botany, ethnobotany, and ethnobiology at the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy. He is also the academic coordinator of the international post-graduate Master´s program in Pollenzo. Pieroni trained in Medical Botany (Pharmacognosy) at the University of Pisa, University of Antwerp, and at the University of Bonn.

In this talk from MAD2, Pieroni calls for scientists and chefs “to come down from their towers” and exchange ideas.

 

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