Adjunct faculty
Associate Professor of Agriculture Economics at the University of Naples Federico II – Naples Italy
Project Professor at the Center for the Promotion of Interdisciplinary Education and Research of Kyoto University, Japan


Maria Caterina Fonte has extensive experience in teaching on topics in the field of Rural Sociology and Agricultural Economics. Her research activities are focused on agriculture, agro-food systems and rural development, especially in industrial and post-industrial economies. Her publications concern the agro-biotechnological revolution, the turn to quality in agriculture, the role of local knowledge in agriculture and rural development, territorial policies of rural development, models of food consumption, civic food networks and local food.