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Catharina Latka

Catharina Latka

Researcher and Doctoral Student

Chair of Economic and Agricultural Policy

Nußallee 21
D-53115 Bonn


Phone: +49-228-73 3140
Fax: +49-228-73 4693
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Research interest:

  • Food and nutrition security
  • Sustainable agriculture, food waste and food consumption policies
  • Food system impacts on the environment and the climate

PhD project:

Potential EU food policies for reaching sustainable development goals

Academic education:

10/2015 – 12/2017: M.Sc. Agricultural and Food Economics,
University of Bonn
10/2011 – 07/2014: B.A. Political Science and Economics,
University of Münster
09/2013 – 01/2014: Exchange semester, Dublin City University

Academic employments:

Since 02/2018: Researcher, Institute for Food and Resource Economics,
Chair of Economic and Agricultural Policy,
University of Bonn
04/2016 – 01/2018: Student assistant, Institute for Food and Resource Economics, Chair of Economic and Agricultural Policy,
University of Bonn

Research project contributions and collaborations:

since 2018: Expert Panel on Nitrogen and Food (EPNF2), Link
2020: ZEF project: "Analysis and Implementation of Measures to Reduce Price Volatility in National and International Markets for Improved Food Security in Developing Countries", Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Link
2016 - 2019: SUSFANS project: "Metrics, Models and Foresight for European SUStainable Food And Nutrition Security", H2020/ SFS-19-2014, GA no. 633692, Link
2016 - 2019: SUSTAg project: "Assessing options for the SUSTainable intensification of Agriculture for integrated production of food and non-food products at different scales", ERA-NET FACCE - JPI, H2020 GA no. 652615.

Publications:

Peer reviewed

Latka, C., Heckelei, T., Kuhn, A., Witzke, H.-P., Kornher, L. (2021): CAP Measures Towards Environmental Sustainability: Trade Opportunities for Africa?, Q Open 1(1): qoab003, Link.

Latka, C., Kuiper, M., Frank, S., Heckelei, T., Havlik, P., Witzke, H.-P., Leip, A., Cui, H. D., Kuijsten, A., Geleijnse, J. M., van Dijk, M. (2021): Paying the price for environmentally sustainable and healthy EU diets, Global Food Security 28: 10 pages, Link.

Mouratiadou, I., Latka, C., van der Hilst, F., Müller, C., Berges, R., Bodirsky, B.L., Ewert, F., Faye, B., Heckelei, T., Hoffmann, M., Lehtonen, H., Lorite, I.J., Nendel, C., Palosuo, T., Rodríguez, A., Rötter, R.P., Ruiz-Ramos, M., Stella, T., Webber, H., Wicke, B. (2021): Quantifying sustainable intensification of agriculture: The contribution of metrics and modelling, Ecological Indicators 129: 107870, Link.

Wilts, R., Latka, C., Britz, W. (2021): Who is most vulnerable to climate change induced yield changes? A dynamic long run household analysis in lower income countries, Climate Risk Management 33: 100330, Link.

Sanz-Cobena, A., Alessandrini, R., Bodirsky, B. L., Springmann, M., Aguilera, E., Amon, B., Bartolini, F., Geupel, M., Grizzetti, B., Kugelberg, S., Latka, C., Liang, X., Milford, A. B., Musinguzi, P., Ng, E. L., Suter, H., Leip, A. (2020): Research meetings must be more sustainable, Nature Food 1: 187-189, Link.

Discussion and conference papers

Wilts, R., Latka, C., Britz, W. (2020): Who is Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Induced Yield Changes? A Dynamic Long Run Household Analysis in Lower Income Countries. Discussion Paper 2020:7, Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Bonn, Link.

Latka, C., Heckelei, T., Kuhn, A., Witzke, P., Kornher, L. (2020): CAP Measures Towards Environmental Sustainability: Trade Opportunities for Africa? ZEF- Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 295, May 2020, Link.

Latka, C. (2018):  Impacts of animal calorie and food waste reductions on EU nutrition security and greenhouse gas emissions, presented at the 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists Pre-Conference Workshop on Capacity Building and Quantitative Food System Analysis, July 28, 2018.

Project reports

Frank, S., Latka, C., Havlík, P., Kuiper, M., van Dijk, M., Achterbosch, T., Cui, H. D., Geleijnse, J. M., Hebinck, A., Heckelei, T., Kuijsten, A., Leip, A., Oudendag, D., Verma, M., Witzke, H.-P., Zurek, M.(2019): Foresight of EU sustainable food and nutrition security: the interplay between major challenges and policy responses at different spatiotemporal scales, Deliverable 10.4 of the SUSFANS project H2020/ SFS-19-2014: Sustainable food and nutrition security through evidence based EU agro-food policy, GA no. 633692.

van Zanten, H., van Hal, O., Ziegler, F., Hornborg, S., Latka, C., Parodi, A. (2019): Sustainability impacts of potential innovations in the supply chain of livestock and fish, and fruit and vegetables, and sustainable future diets (Report on T5.4), Deliverable 5.4 of the SUSFANS project H2020/ SFS-19-2014: Sustainable food and nutrition security through evidence based EU agro-food policy, GA no. 633692.

Achterbosch, T., Verma, M., Leip, A., Zurek, M., Hebinck, A., Oudendag, D., Geleijnse, J. M., Latka, C., Havlík, P., Kuijsten, A., Kuiper, M. (2019): A systematic analysis of social, economic and environmental sustainability metrics for the range of activities and world views encompassed in the EU food systems, Deliverable 6.3 of the SUSFANS project H2020/ SFS-19-2014: Sustainable food and nutrition security through evidence based EU agro-food policy, GA no. 633692.

Latka, C., Kuiper, M., Heckelei, T., Havlík, P., Frank, S., van Dijk, M., van’t Veer, P., Achterbosch, T., Hsu, S.-H. (2019): The strengths and limitations of the SUSFANS metrics and models for assessing sustainable food and nutrition security in Europe, Deliverable 9.6 of the SUSFANS project H2020/ SFS-19-2014: Sustainable food and nutrition security through evidence based EU agro-food policy, GA no. 633692.

Latka, C., Heckelei, T., Batka, M., Boere, E., Chang, C.-Y., Cui, D., Geleijnse, M., Havlík, P., Kuijsten, A., Kuiper, M., Leip, A., van’t Veer, P., Witzke, H.-P., Ziegler, F. (2018): The potential role of producer and consumer food policies in the EU to sustainable food and nutrition security. Deliverable 10.3 of the SUSFANS project H2020/ SFS-19- 2014: Sustainable food and nutrition security through evidence based EU agro-food policy, GA no. 633692.

Frank, S., Havlík, P., van Dijk, M., Achterbosch, T., Cui, D., Heckelei, T., Kuiper, M., Latka, C., Witzke, H.-P. (2018): Quantified future challenges to sustainable food and nutrition security in the EU. Deliverable 10.2 of the SUSFANS project H2020/ SFS-19- 2014: Sustainable food and nutrition security through evidence based EU agro-food policy, GA no. 633692.

Kuiper, M., Kalter, J., Mertens, E., Latka, C., Heckelei, T., Leip, A., Kanellopoulos, A., Havlík, P. (2018): The SUSFANS toolbox for assessing EU Sustainable food and nutrition security. Deliverable  9.5 of the SUSFANS project H2020/ SFS-19- 2014: Sustainable food and nutrition security through evidence based EU agro-food policy, GA no. 633692.

Heckelei, T., Batka, M., Chang, C.-Y., Havlík, P., Kuiper, M., Latka, C., Leclere, D., Tamas, K. (2018): Enhanced modelling of sustainable food and nutrition security: food supply and use of scarce resources. Deliverable 9.3 of the SUSFANS project H2020 / SFS-19-2014: Sustainable food and nutrition security through evidence based EU agro-food policy, GA no. 633692.

Zimmermann, A., Latka, C. (2017): The drivers of crop production at regional level in the EU: an econometric analysis. Deliverable 4.5 of the SUSFANS project H2020 / SFS-19-2014: Sustainable food and nutrition security through evidence based EU agro-food policy, GA no. 633692.

 

 

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