Francesco Mirizzi

Francesco Mirizzi

EIHA Senior Policy Advisor

Francesco Mirizzi is Senior Policy Advisor at the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA), responsible for agriculture, environment and bioeconomy applications of hemp. He joined EIHA in 2020 after having worked for two years in Copa-Cogeca, the european farmers and farming cooperatives organization. He is an EU and international lobbying expert with experience both in the private and public sectors (Pernod Ricard SA, Puglia Regional administration), and has experience in the hemp, cotton, flax, wine, spirits, hops, olives and olive oil industries. Mirizzi has covered policy areas such as rural development and international bilateral relations, and acquired knowledge on the European Economic Area and the European Free Trade Association enlargement during a traineeship at the European Commission.

Session(s) by Francesco Mirizzi

Day 1 16 Jun 2021

Hemp fibre and the textile sector: Sustainable fashion and the repatriation of the value chain

Hemp Fibre Processing: Seizing the opportunities of tomorrow

Building the value chain: Good practices in the structuring of the sector

Day 2 17 Jun 2021

Keynote discussion on the future of agriculture and bioeconomy - the role of hemp

Hemp farming – whole plant approach