Silvia Santato graduated in Planning and Environmental Policies at the IUAV University and is currently a PhD candidate in Science and Management of Climate Change at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Since 2013 she is a researcher in the RAAS division of CMCC and since 2017 she is the thematic expert in disaster risk reduction for the Climate-Adapt platform.
His research interests focus on the Mediterranean area and the Po river basin and mainly concern analysis and evaluation on non-structural adaptation measures (regulations, institutions and planning) to climate change in the water resources sector.
During her academic studies, she carried out research experiences on water resource planning and management in Sweden, Denmark, Spain, Germany and Australia.
She organized and coordinated summer schools and workshops in Sudan, Algeria and Italy in the context of projects and collaborations, maturing an extensive experience in stakeholders and decision makers engagement.
Silvia has been the project manager of Climathon, Cost-ADAPT and PLACES, funded by Climate-Kic.
Silvia contributed to the National Adaptation Strategy (special chapter on the Po river basin district) and to the National Adaptation Plan (chapter on water resources).
- The Water Abstraction License Regime in Italy: A Case for Reform?
- Comparing adaptive capacity index across scales: The case of Italy
- RP0206 - Economic impacts of drought on agriculture