Karen Arcia

Karen Arcia

Current Position
Doctoral Researcher, University of Goettingen

Research Interests
Agri-Food System Transformation, Climate Change Mitigation, Resource Use Efficiency, Agricultural Policy, Ecosystem Services

Ongoing research
currently analyzing the effects on global GHG emissions and ES of restricting beef and milk production in selected Latin American countries to natural pasture, while accounting, inter alia, for global land-use change.


  • 10/2018-09/2020 M.Sc. in International Horticulture, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
  • 01/2007-10/2012 B.Sc. in Forest Engineering, Nacional University of Colombia, Colombia

  • Previous Experience
  • 10/2020-03/2021 Internship at WFP, Quito, Ecuador
  • 03/2019 Internship at Thuenen Institute of Market Analysis, Braunschweig, Germany

  • Language skills
  • Spanish (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • German (basic)