Dr. Katharina Krumbiegel was a GlobalFood member from 2014-2017. The information on this site reflects the status at the point of leaving GlobalFood.


Occupation after leaving GlobalFood

Advisor to the Vice-President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)


Name

Dr. Katharina Krumbiegel


Field of Research

Spillovers to product and factor markets


Education


  • 2014 - 2017: Ph.D. in Economics, RTG 1666: GlobalFood, University of Göttingen, Germany. Thesis: Social standards, worker welfare and women’s empowerment in modern agri-food systzems: A case study of horticultural wage workers in Ghana (Download)
  • 09/2009 - 09/2010
    M.Sc. Development Studies at the University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (Master Thesis: "Organic Farming as a Sustainable Livelihood Strategy for small-scale Farmers in Africa. A case study of Kenya.")
  • 10/2005 - 08/2008
    B.A. Integrated European Studies at the University of Bremen (Bachelor Thesis: "The implementation of minority rights in Europe to preserve identity. A case study of the Sami.")



Professional Experience


  • Since 02/2018
    Advisor to the Vice-President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Rome, Italy
  • 11/2017 - 01/2018
    Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Ghent, Department of Agricultural Economics, Rural Development Research Group in Ghent, Belgium
  • 08/2012 - 11/2013
    Advisor for the Project "Promotion of Climate-related Environmental Education" at the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Vientiane, Laos
  • 04/2011 - 07/2012
    Junior Advisor for the Project "Land Management and Rural Economic Development" and for the Network "Natural Resources and Rural Development Asia" at the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Vientiane, Laos
  • 11/2010 - 03/2011
    Intern at the Project "Agricultural Policy and Food Security" at the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Eschborn, Germany
  • 03/2009 - 7/2009
    Intern at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva, Switzerland



Major Research Interests


  • RuralDevelopment
  • Food and Nutrition Security
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Natural Resource Management



Publications

Peer-reviewed publications


  • Krumbiegel, K., M. Maertens, M. Wollni (2018). The Role of Fairtrade Certification for Wages and Job Satisfaction of Plantation Workers. World Development 102, 195-212. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.09.020.



Other publications


  • Krumbiegel, K. (2017). Social standards, worker welfare and women’s empowerment in modern agri-food systzems: A case study of horticultural wage workers in Ghana. PhD thesis, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Göttingen. http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-1735-0000-0023-3E8E-2.
  • Krumbiegel, K., M. Maertens, M. Wollni (2017). Modern agri-food systems, horticultural employment and women's empowerment. GlobalFood Discussion Paper 96, University of Göttingen. http://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/213486.html.
  • Krumbiegel, K., M. Maertens, M. Wollni (2017). The role of fairtrade certification for wages and job satisfaction of plantation workers – Revised version. GlobalFood Discussion Paper 100, University of Göttingen. http://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/213486.html.
  • Krumbiegel, K., M. Maertens, M. Wollni (2016). The role of fairtrade certification for wages and job satisfaction of plantation workers. GlobalFood Discussion Paper 89, University of Göttingen. http://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/213486.html.




Languages


  • English (proficient)
  • French (basic)
  • Spanish (basic)



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