RTG 1666: Transformation of Global Agri-Food Systems

Prof. Matin Qaim honored as AAEA Fellow

Matin Qaim was recently elected Fellow of the American Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA). This is AAEA’s most prestigious honor for outstanding scientific achievements and continuous contributions to the profession. Qaim is the first German agricultural economist to become AAEA Fellow. He is honored for his seminal work on issues of global food security and sustainable agricultural development, especially his influential research on the economics of genetically modified crops and on agriculture-nutrition linkages. AAEA also recognizes Qaim’s manifold and fruitful international collaborations and his support for young scientists from all over the world. The Fellow recognition will take place during an award ceremony at AAEA’s Annual Meetings in July 2019 in Atlanta, USA (https://www.aaea.org).