Education and Titles: After graduating in Agricultural Sciences in 1962, he took a postgraduate diploma at the Centre of Economic and Agricultural Studies for the South of Italy, directed by Manlio Rossi-Doria, in Portici/Naples and, in 1970, a visiting scholar specialization degree in Economic Planning at the London School of Economics. He became Full Professor in 1980. In 1991, Dr Fabiani was Copeland Fellow at Amherst College, Massachusetts (USA). In 2005 he was awarded the title of Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur – Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour of the French Republic. In 2007 he was awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the Universidad Ricardo Palma, Lima, Peru. He was also awarded with the Grado de Gran Oficial, Orden de Bernardo O’Higgins, Republica de Chile – Officer in the Bernardo O’Higgins Order, Chile.
Dr Fabiani’s main fields of research include international and Italian agriculture, territorial and environmental planning and development in Southern Italy.
Career: Since March 2013 he has been appointed Councillor for Productive Activities and Economic Development in the Latium Regional Government; in July 2014 appointed Coordinator of the Italian Regions in the Task Force for the definition of the National Space Policy; from November 1998 to March 2013 Prof. Guido Fabiani was Rector of Roma Tre University. He was a full-time research scholar at the Rossi Doria Centre from 1962 to 1970. Beginning in 1971, he became a professor at the Universities of Modena, Naples, Rome and Salerno, teaching theory of planning, agricultural economics and policy, agricultural market economics and environmental economics. From 1981 to 2000, he was editor-in-chief of the review La Questione Agraria. In 1992 he became the first Dean of the “Federico Caffè” Faculty of Economics at the newly founded Roma Tre University, a position he held until 1998. Between 1997 and 1999 he was President of the Istituto Nazionale di Economia Agraria – INEA (Italian National Institute of Agricultural Economics). In 1998 he became chairman of the Italian Committee for Reviewing (auditing) Agricultural Statistics, ISTAT; in 2000 he became the Italian Representative in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Trilateral Mission Evaluation Committee (Italy, Japan, China) of the First China Agricultural Census; he was member of the Administrative Board of the Southern Regions Training Centre (Formez) and of Agenzia Nazionale per la Protezione dell’Ambiente – ANPA (Italian National Agency for Environmental Protection); in 1985 he was FAO consultant in the project Projecto de capacitatión en Planificación, Politicas Agricolas en América Latina y el Caribe. In 1972 he was member of a United Nations Commission in Poland on the Role of Cooperation in the Development of Micro-Regions; he was scientific consultant in other national and international institutions such as ISTAT, Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Department of Development Cooperation, Ipalmo, EEC, CNEL and UN. Since January 2006 he has been member of the National Research Council Evaluation Committee. From 2007 to 2009 he was member of the Advisory Committee and of the Executive Committee of the National School for Public Administration. He is President of the Latium Universities Regional Coordination Committee (CRUL) and member of the Conference of Italian University Rectors (CRUI) and of the European University Association (EUA).
Publications: Major works, essays, volumes have been published by Il Mulino, Einaudi and Franco Angeli and translated into Japanese, French, English, Spanish and Portuguese.