Jorge M. Fonseca

Jorge M. Fonseca adviser for the food system management team in FAO

Jorge M. Fonseca currently serves as adviser for the food system management team in FAO.  Under this capacity he leads program action of the global urban food agenda of the Organization. Prior to joining FAO he was an Associate Professor at The University of Arizona, USA, where he led the state’s produce quality and safety research and extension program. Mr. Fonseca received a Ph.D. in food technology from Clemson University, South Carolina, USA and posses master degrees in business administration, horticulture and international food governance. He is the author of over 200 scientific and technical publications pertaining to food systems and quality and safety of horticultural products