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Research Projects

Current Research

  • Open software platform for service innovation in a value added network for agriculture (ODiL) (link)
    Subproject: The acceptance of open platforms of data and services in value added chains in the environment of agricultural holdings
    M. Sc. Maximilian Jatzlau

  • Modelling structural change and agricultural nutrient flows across scales in regions of North Rhine-Westphalia
    Subprojekt: Farm-level modeling of impacts of fertilizer legislation and developments in agricultural policy on farms in North Rhine-Westphalia (link)
    Dipl.-Ing. agr. Till Kuhn

  • Breeding innovations for resilient cereal cropping systems (BRIWECS)
  • Subproject: Understanding innovation decisions for winter wheat breeding in Germany (year 1-3)
    Subproject: Determinants of market demand for different traits of winter wheat by farmers - A choice experiment (year 4-5) (link)
    Dipl.-Ing. agr. Pascal Blaise
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Previous Research

Economic Analysis of Environmental and Nature Conservation Policy

  • The Relation between indicators for the crediting of emissions rights and abatement costs – a systematic modelling approach for dairy farms (link)
    Dipl.-Ing. agr. Bernd Lengers
  • Change of rural living conditions 1952, 1972, 1993 and 2012 (link)
    Dipl.-Ing. agr. Maria Meinert
  • Resilience, Collapse and Reconstruction of African Savanas (Factors Influencing Acceptance of the Lake Naivasha and Malewa Catchment Management Plans: An Institutional Approach)
    M.Sc. Daniel Kyalo Willy
  • ABS –assessing challenges and opportunities for benefit sharing from non-commercial research (link)
    Dr. Lily Rodriguez
  • Impact of the Water Framework Directive on the structural development of the pig-farming sector in the Münsterland
    Dipl.-Ing. agr., M.Sc. Johanna Budde
  • Determinants and possibilities of sustainable development in resource dependent countries: The relation between resource curse and genuine savings
    Dipl.-Volkswirt (FH), M.A. Peace and Conflict Studies Adrian Boos
  • Governing the Global Biodiversity Commons
    Dipl.-Ing. agr., M.Sc. Management, Economics and Consumer Studies Sarah Winands
  • Monitoring approach to analyse agricultural pesticide risks considering single active substances to support the implementation of efficient water policy strategies at national level (Project Description, concluded)
    Dr. Stefan Sieber

  • Approach to estimate the impact of agricultural production on the environment by using the Regionalised Agricultural and Environmental Information System RAUMIS (Project Description)
    Dipl.-Ing. agr. Christian Julius

  • Regional determinants of ecological farming (Project Description)
    Dipl.-Ing. agr. Antonia Milbert

  • Global Warming and Agriculture: Estimation of Regional Abatement Cost Curves in a European Context (Project Description)
    Dipl. VWL Ignacio Domínguez Pérez

  • Adoption of components in the NRW-Kulturlandschaftsprogramm that depend on the ecological result of the farmers work (Project Description, concluded)
    DIPL.-ING. AGR. Meike Henseleit

  • Comparison of demand-orientated methods to fix the amount of payments that farmers get in the context of nature conservation programs (Project Description)
    DIPL.-ING. AGR. Meike Henseleit

  • Auctions of Agri-environmental programmes - The grassland extensification programme in North-Rhine Westphalia (Project Description)
    Dipl.-Ing. agr. Robert Hilden

  • Soil erosion by water - Integration of an erosion indicator into the Regionalised Agricultural and Environmental Information System for North Rhine-Westphalia (RAUMIS-NRW) (Project Description)
    Dipl.-Ing. agr. Christine Møller

  • Assessment of the rural development in North Rhine-Westphalia through the promotion of biofuels (Project Description)
    Dipl.-Geogr. Thomas Breuer

  • Institutional economics of mitigation mechanisms in the context of environmental impact regulation in Germany regarding US-american experiences (Project Description)
    DIPL.-GEOGR. Sonja Macke

  • Water Users’ management in Uzbekistan: Factors influencing its efficiency (Project Description)
    Darya Zavgorodnyaya, M.Sc.Agr.

Conservation of Genetic Resources in Biodiversity-rich Countries

  • The economics of on-farm conservation of crop diversity in Ethiopia: incentives, attribute preferences and opportunity costs of maintaining local varieties of crops (Project Description, concluded)
    Dr. Edilegnaw

  • Economic analysis of national access and benefit-sharing regimes for plant genetic resources within international agreements in consideration of field studies in selected countries (Project Description)
    Dipl.-Ing. agr. Carmen Richerzhagen

  • Household Decision Making, Attitudes to Risk and Wild Coffee: The Case of Coffee Growers in Southwest Ethiopia (Project Description)
    Degnet Abebaw Ejigie, MSc and BSc

  • Economic evaluation of animal genetic resources - how and which conservation steps can be justified (Project Description)
    Dipl.-Ing. agr. Kerstin Zander

  • Users of genetic resources in Germany
    Dipl.-Ing. agr. Carmen Richerzhagen

Valuation of Environmental Goods

  • Benefit Transfer: An Alternative for primary environmental evaluation studies? (Project Description, concluded)
    Dr. Thilo Muthke

  • Regional willingness to pay and cost-benefit evaluation of measures to reduce immission of non-point nutrient sources
    Dipl.-Ing.agr. Roger Stonner

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2019