Research Interests

  • Smallholder Agricultural Systems
    • Rural Development and Gender Relationships
      • Food Security and Poverty Alleviation
        • Cooperative Rural Sector

        • Education

          • International M.Sc. in Rural Development and Agricultural Economics, University of Gent (Belgium), Humboldt University of Berlin (Germany), University of Pisa (Italy), University of Arkansas (USA) (2015); Thesis (Crop Modeling) in cooperation with IRRI (International Rice Research Institute, Laguna, Philippines)
            • B.Sc. Agricultural Economics, Technical University of Munich, Germany (2012)
              Professional Experience
              • Agricultural Information Specialist, Bibliometric study comparing different relevant databases in terms of their representation of the needs of developing countries; Food and Agricultural Organisation, Rome, Italy (01/2016 - 03/2016)
                • Research assistant, Research on sustainable food chains, comparing sustainability concepts of food companies; Chair of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Technical University of Munich, Germany (01/2012 - 03/2012)
                  • Student assistant, Analyze soil samples, prepare tissue cultures in the banana laboratory, grafting in the tree nursery; Department of Horticulture, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Juja, Kenya

                  • Languages
                    German, English, Spanish, Italian, French

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