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Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP)

Dr Giuseppina Siciliano

BSc (Siena), MSc (Autonomous Barcelona), PhD (Cà Foscari)


Giuseppina Siciliano
Centre for Development, Environment and Policy

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Giuseppina Siciliano
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36 Gordon Square


Giuseppina works as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP) at SOAS, University of London. Prior to that, she worked as Research Fellow in various academic institutions and non-profit organizations, such as Enel Foundation in 2012-2013, the IUAV University in Venice in 2010-2012, ECOSUR - Colegio de la Frontera Sur in Mexico in 2005-2006, the National Research Council of Italy in 2003-2005. She has carried out research and fieldwork on the multi-scale integrated assessment of development policies in China and Mexico. She was guest lecturer in Political Economy of the Environment at University of Siena in 2011-2012 and in Planning and Evaluation Techniques at IUAV University in Venice, Department of Design and Planning in Complex Environments in 2012-2013.

Affiliations to Organisations

Land Deal Politics Initiatives (LDPI) - Member

European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE) - Member

Centre for Water and Development (CDW) - Member 



Giuseppina's research interests are in the following areas:

  • Sustainability
  • Rural Development
  • Ecological Economics
  • Multicriteria Decision Analysis
  • Integrated assessment
  • Land Grabs


Jump to: Articles


Siciliano, Giuseppina and Urban, Frauke and Sour, Kim and Pich, Dara Lonn (2015) 'Hydropower, social priorities and the rural–urban development divide: The case of large dams in Cambodia.' Energy Policy, 86 . pp. 273-285.

Urban, Frauke and Nordensvard, Johan and Siciliano, Giuseppina and Li, Binqin (2015) 'Chinese Overseas Hydropower Dams and Social Sustainability: The Bui Dam in Ghana and the Kamchay Dam in Cambodia.' Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, 2 (3). pp. 573-589.

Antonelli, Marta and Siciliano, Giuseppina and Turrvani, Margherita Emma and Rulli, Maria Cristina (2015) 'Global investments in agricultural land and the role of the EU: Drivers, scope and potential impacts.' Land Use Policy, 42 . pp. 98-111. (In Press)

Urban, Frauke and Siciliano, Giuseppina and Sour, Kim and Lonn, Pich Dara and Tan-Mullins, May and Mang, Grace (2015) 'South–South Technology Transfer of Low-Carbon Innovation: Large Chinese Hydropower Dams in Cambodia.' Sustainable Development, 23 (7-8). pp. 232-244.

Smith, Laurence and Siciliano, Giuseppina (2015) 'A comprehensive review of constraints to improved management of fertilizers in China and mitigation of diffuse water pollution from agriculture.' Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 209 . pp. 15-25.

Federica, Ravera and David , Tarrasón and Giuseppina, Siciliano (2014) 'Rural change and multidimensional analysis of farm’s vulnerability: a case study in a protected area of semi-arid northern Nicaragua.' Environment, Development and Sustainability .

Stefania, Munaretto and Giuseppina, Siciliano and Margherita E., Turvani (2014) 'Integrating adaptive governance and participatory multicriteria methods: a framework for climate adaptation governance.' Ecology & Society, 19 (2).

Siciliano, Giuseppina (2013) 'Rural–Urban Migration and Domestic Land Grabbing in China.' Population, Space and Place .

Siciliano, Giuseppina (2012) 'Urbanization strategies, rural development and land use changes in China: A multiple-level integrated assessment.' Land Use Policy, 29 (1). pp. 165-178.

Siciliano, Giuseppina and Crociata, Alessandro and Turvani, Margherita (2012) 'A Multi-level Integrated Analysis of Socio-Economic Systems Metabolism: an Application to the Italian Regional Level.' Environmental Policy and Governance, 22 (5). pp. 350-368.

Siciliano, Giuseppina (2009) 'Social multicriteria evaluation of farming practices in the presence of soil degradation. A case study in Southern Tuscany, Italy.' Environment, Development and Sustainability, 11 (6). pp. 1107-1133.

Siciliano, Giuseppina and Märker, Michael and Angeli, Luca and Bottai, Lorenzo and Costantini, Roberto and Ferrari, Raffaella and Innocentic, Lucia (2008) 'Assessment of land degradation susceptibility by scenario analysis: a case study in Southern Tuscany, Italy.' Geomorphology, 93 (1-2). pp. 120-129.

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