Managing Director

Markus Hanisch

Tel: 030 2093 6500
hanischm [at] hu-berlin.de

Professional Background:

Since 2014
Raiffeisen Chair: Economics of Agricultural Cooperatives
Faculty of Life Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

2007-2014
Professor for Cooperative Sciences
Departement of Agricultural Economics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

2001 - 2007
Managing Director of the "Berlin Institute for Co-operative Studies"
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

1997 - 2000 Junior Research Assistant within the Research Project
"Comparative Analysis of the Transformation Process of the Agricultural Sector in Selected Central and Eastern European Countries" (KATO)

1997 - 1999 Lecturer for "Economics I + II" at the University of Applied Sciences Neubrandenburg, Germany

Academic Background:

2003
Dr. rer. agr within the Research Project "Comparative Analysis of the Transformation Process of the Agricultural Sector in Selected Central and Eastern European Countries" (KATO)
Dissertation Thesis: "Property Reform and Social Conflict. A Multi-Level Analysis of the Change of Agricultural Property Rights in Post-Socialist Bulgaria" (grade: "summa cum laude")

1989 - 1996
Diploma Studies (M.Sc. Equivalent) in "Agricultural Development" at Technical University of Berlin
Title of Thesis: "Land Reform in Bulgaria from a New Political Economy Perspective"

1994 - 1996 Student Assistant at the Chair of Development Planning and Project Management (Prof. Dr. H.E. Jahnke)

Recent consultancies (examples):
2014-2015
Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh City: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Lead expert, transformation of the collective sector, Vietnam. Analyze Law and Decrees and consult Vietnam Government on reform of cooperative law
2015
Moscow: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Contribute with a lecture to FAO/EURASIA Seminar on Agricultural
Cooperatives in Post-Soviet Countries
2015
Bangkok: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Give a training for trainers capacity building course to enhance Pro-poor Policy Formulation and Implementation at Country Level
2012
Addis Ababa: United Nations (DESA)
Give a presentation on “The Organization of Cooperation - Lessons for development and the inte rnational cooperative movement”
2010
Rabat: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Give presentation on modern systems of cooperative processing, marketing and the role of agricultural chambers. Institutional suggestions for the realization of the plan „Maroc Vert“
2009
New York:United Nations (DESA)
Prepare main arguments in expert commission for resolution A/RES/64/136
International Year of Cooperatives 2012

Editor and Memberships:

Affiliated Faculty Member: Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University
Co-Editor of the "Berlin Cooperative Papers" (Berlin Institute for Co-operative Studies)
Co-Editor of the "Institutional Change in Agriculture and Natural Resources" (ICAR) Discussion Paper Series (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Member of various scientific bodies, e.g.,
Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues (GEWISOLA)
International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE)
European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE)
European Regional Sciences Association (ERSA)
International Society for New Institutional Economics (ISNIE)
International Scientific Commission “Social and Cooperative Economy” (CIRIEC)

Miscellaneous Professional Activities:

Visiting Scholar at Indiana University in Bloomington, USA, Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis (Prof. Dr. Elinor Ostrom)
Active Member of the "Consortium of Institutes in Cooperative Sciences" (AGI). Regular participation and contributions within the organization and scientific events (Yearly Conference of Young Scholars, International Conference of Cooperative Studies)
Reviewer for various journals: Agricultural Economics, Energy Policy, Cooperative
Studies, German Journal for Cooperative Studies, etc.
Organizer of the International Conference “Cooperative Responses to Global Challenges”, March 2012, Berlin.

Teaching:

Co-operation and Co-operative Organizations: MSc. Level, Lecture at Humboldt-Universität, since 2007 (full teaching load, 2 courses per semester).
Contributions to the Doctoral Certificate Program in Agricultural Economics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, since 2007.

1997–1999 Teaching of "Economics I + II" at Neubrandenburg College.

Publications:

Dohmwirth, C.; Hanisch, M. (in press). Women and Collective Action: Lessons From The Indian Dairy Cooperative Sector. Community Development Journal, in press.

Hanisch, M. (2018). Genossenschaftsmolkereien: Hat das Modell noch Zukunft. DLG Mitteilungen 2018, 64-67.

Hanisch, M. (2018). Die Rolle der Genossenschaftsbanken. Innoskop, 6/2018, 22.

Malvido, A.; Hanisch, M.; Rommel, J.; Fulton, M. (2018). Farm Gate Prices for Non-Varietal Wine in Argentina: A Multilevel Comparison of the Prices Paid by Cooperatives and Investor-Oriented Firms. Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization 16(1), Art. 2.

Müller, M.; Hanisch, M.; Malvido, A.; Rommel, J.; Sagebiel, J. (2018). The Structural Effect of Cooperatives on Price Volatility in the European Dairy Sector. Applied Economics Letters 25(8), 576-579. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2017.1346358

Dohmwirth, C.; Hanisch, M. (2017). Women and Collective Action: Lessons From The Indian Dairy Cooperative Sector. Community Development Journal (forthcoming).

Hanisch, M. (2017). Co-operatives and the Transformation of the German Energy Sector. In: Michie, J.; Blasi, J. R.; Borzaga, C. (Eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Mutual, Co-Operative, and Co-Owned Business.

Bharamappanavara, S.; Hanisch, M.; Rommel, J. (2016). The Effect of Heterogeneity and Freedom of Participation on Collective Action in Rural Self-Help Groups: Combining In-depth Interviews with Curve Estimation. Journal of Mixed Methods Research 10(2), 147-167.

Hanisch, M. (2016). Cooperatives in rural development and poverty alleviation. In: Bijman, J.; Muradian, R.; Schuurman, J. (Eds.): Cooperatives, Economic Democratization and Rural Development. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, 48-74.

Sagebiel, J.; Kimmich, Ch.; Müller, M.; Hanisch, M.; Gilani, V. (2016). Enhancing Energy Efficiency in Irrigation: A Socio-Technical Approach in South India (1st ed.). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Malvido Pérez Carletti, A.; Hanisch, M.; Rommel, J. (2015). Cooperatives and Farmgate Prices for Agricultural Produce: Multilevel Evidence on Non-varietal Wine in Mendoza, Argentina. Paper accepted for presentation at the Agri4D Conference, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, September 23-24, 2015 in Uppsala, Sweden.

Bharamappanavara, S.; Hanisch, M.; Rommel, J. (2014). The Effect of Heterogeneity and Freedom of Participation on Collective Action in Rural Self-Help Groups: Combining In-depth Interviews with Curve Estimation. Journal of Mixed Methods Research. SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1558689814550876

Bijman, J.; Hanisch, M. (2014): Shifting Control? The Changes of Internal Governance in Ag-ricultural Cooperatives in the EU. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics. in print.

Hussain, Z.; Hanisch, M. (2014): Dynamics of peri-urban agricultural development and farmers’ adaptive behaviour in the emerging megacity of Hyderabad, India. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 57(4), 495-515.

Hagedorn, K.; Hanisch, M. (2014): The emergence and role of Farmers’ Cooperatives in Central and Eastern European Countries: A comparative case study analysis. In: Laurinkari, J.; Schediwy, R.; Todev, T. (eds.): Genossenschaftswissenschaft zwischen Theorie und Geschichte. Festschrift für Prof. Dr. Johann Brazda zum 60. Geburtstag. Europäischer Hochschulverlag. Bremen. pp. 589-619.

Hussain, Z.; Hanisch, M. (2014): Megacity Development and Farmers’ Discernment about Sustainability. A Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in South India´s Greater Hyderabad Ar-ea. Agriculture and Human Values, under review.

Speer, J.; Hanisch, M. (2014): ¿Puede la gobernanza participativa superar asimetrías de información en los mercados rurales? Un estudio de caso de dos municipios guatemaltecos (Can Participatory Governance Overcome Information Asymmetries in Rural Political Markets? A Case Study of Two Guatemalan Municipalities). Política y gobierno 21(1), 127-158.

Hanisch, M.; Rommel, J.; Müller, M. (2013): The Cooperative Yardstick Revisited: Panel Evidence from the European Dairy Sectors. Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization 11(1) 151-162.

Kwapong, N. A.; Hanisch, M. (2013): Cooperatives and Poverty Reduction: A Literature Review. Journal of Rural Cooperation Vol. 41(2), 114-146.

Bijman, J.; M. Hanisch (2012). Support for Farmers’ Cooperatives; Developing a typology of cooperatives and producer organisations in the EU. Wageningen: Wageningen UR.

Bijman, J.; van der Sangen, G.; Hanisch, M. (2012): Exploring Innovations in Internal Governance in European Agricultural Cooperatives. Paper presented at the Colloque International Diversité et Durabilité des Modèles Agricoles Coopératifs dans un Contexte de Crises de la Mondialisation, November 6-7, 2012, Paris, France.

Boevsky, I.; Hanisch, M.; Sagebiel, J. (2012): Support for Farmers’ Cooperatives; Case Study Report “The role of post socialist production cooperatives in Bulgaria”

Hanisch, M.; Ihm, M. (2012): Genossenschaftliche Antworten auf Globale Herausforderungen. In: Agrarsoziale Gesellschaft - Ländlicher Raum 01/2012, 32-34.

Hanisch, M., Müller, M. (2012): Support for Farmers’ Cooperatives; Case Study Report Ownership and control rights transformations: The evolution of the Deutsches Milchkontor GmbH. Wageningen: Wageningen UR.

Hanisch, M.; Müller, M. Rommel, J. Sagebiel, J. Karikallio, H.; Pakarinen, S. and P. Pyykkönen (2012): Support for Farmers’ Cooperatives; Case Study Report Coop effect on price stabilization in the dairy sector. Wageningen: Wageningen UR.

Hanisch, M.; Osswald, N. (2012): Community-Supported Agriculture and Consumer Cooperatives in India. Paper presented at the Conference Cooperative Responses to Global Challenges, 21-23 March, 2012. Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Germany.

Hanisch, M.; Rommel, J. (2012): Support for Farmers’ Cooperatives; Case Study Report. Producer Organizations in European Dairy Farming: Wageningen UR.

Hanisch, M.; Sagebiel, J. (2012): Support for Farmers’ Cooperatives; Case Study Report: The role of post‐socialist production cooperatives in East Germany

Hanisch, M.; Rommel, J.; Müller, M. (2012): Variation in Farm Gate Milk Prices and the Cooperative Yardstick Revisited: Panel Evidence from the European Dairy Sectors. Paper Presented at the 52nd Annual Conference of the German Society of Economic and Social Sciences in Agriculture (GEWISOLA), September 26–28, 2012, Hohenheim, Germany.

Kwapong, N.A.; Ilukor, J.; Hanisch, M.; Nkonya, E. (2012): Making Rural Services Work for the Poor: Micro-level Evidence from Rural Uganda. World Rural Observations 4(1), 3-11.

Bharamappanavara, Saikumar C.; Hanisch, M.; Shetty, N.K.; Kumar, P.N.O. (2011): Self-Help Group Microcredit Delivery Models In Karnataka (India): An Econometric Study of Factors Influencing Performance. International Journal of Microfinance Institutions 1(1), 90-101.

Blisse, H.; Hanisch, M. (2011): Bankengruppen übergreifende Tendenzen im deutschen Banksystem. Bankhistorisches Archiv – Banking and Finance in Historical Perspective 37(1).

Hanisch, M. (ed.) (2010): Brennpunkt Agrarpreise – Ursachen, Trends und Risikomanagement für die Praxis. Berliner Beiträge zum Genossenschaftswesen, Band 69. Institut für Genossenschaftswesen an der Humboldt-Universität und Europäischer Hochschulverlag. Berlin, Bremen.

Hanisch, M.: Die Organisation von Kooperation – was die Genossenschaftswissenschaft von Elinor Ostrom lernen könnte. Zeitschrift für das gesamte Genossenschaftswesen (ZfgG), Band 60, Heft 4, 251-263.

Hanisch, M.(2010): Kommunale Kooperation in Form von Multi-Stakeholder Genossenschaften: Das Beispiel Stadtmarketing. In: George, W.; Bonow, M. (eds.) Regionales Zukunftsmanagement. Band 4: Kommunale Kooperation. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.

Hanisch, M.; Kimmich, Ch.; Rommel, J.; Sagebiel, J. (2010): Coping with power scarcity in an emerging megacity: A consumers’ perspective from Hyderabad. International Journal of Global Energy Issues 33(3/4), 189-204.

Rommel, K.; Hanisch, M.; Deb, K.; Sagebiel. J. (2010): Consumer Preferences for Improvements of Power Supply Quality: Results from a Choice Experiment in Hyderabad, India and Implications for Energy Policy. Paper accepted for Presentation at the European Conference of the IAEE, August 25-28, 2010 in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Hanisch, M. (2009): Constraints on Rural Governance in the European Union: A Role for Co-operative Associations?. In: Beckmann, V.; Padmanabhan, M. (eds.): Institutions and Sustainability. Political Economy of Agriculture and the Environment – Essays in Honour of Konrad Hagedorn. Berlin: Springer.

Hanisch, M. (2008): Effizienzmessung und Ableitung von Entwicklungsstrategien für Warengenossenschaften: Zukünftige Strukturmodelle von Warengenossenschaften in Deutschland. In: Vorträge und Aufsätze des Forschungsvereins für Genossenschaftswesen Heft 31. FOG Wien.

Hanisch, M. (2008): Potentiale der Genossenschaft für Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft. Dresdner Geschichtsverein e.V. (eds.): Im Selbsthilfeprinzip. Genossenschaftswesen in Dresden. Dresdner Hefte 25 (91). Dresden.

Filler, G.; Hanisch, M. ; Odening, M. (2008): Zur Ableitung von Entwicklungsstrategien für Warengenossenschaften. In: Zeitschrift für das Gesamte Genossenschaftswesen (ZfgG), Erlangen-Nürnberg. Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht.

Fink, S.; Hanisch, M.; Peemöller, V. H. (2007): Unternehmensbewertung zur Unterstützung von Entscheidungen bei der Verschmelzung von Genossenschaften. Berlin: Institut für Genossenschaftswesen an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Berliner Beiträge zum Genossenschaftswesen 66).

Hanisch, M. (2006). Eine AG für die Genossen? DLG Mitteilungen

Hanisch, M. (2006): Eine Theorie genossenschaftlichen Wandels. In: Münkner, H.-H.; Ringle, G. (eds.): Zukunftsperspektiven für Genossenschaften. Bausteine für typengerechte Weiterentwicklung. Bern: Haupt

Hanisch, M. (2006): Property Reform - The Analysis of Agricultural Ownership Transformations in Post-Communist Bulgaria. In: Hagedorn, K.; Beckmann, V.: Understanding Agricultural Transition. Institutional Change and Economic Performance in a Comparative Perspective. Aachen: Shaker.

Blisse, H.; Hanisch, M. (2006): Elemente von Strategiekonzepten zur Zukunftssicherung der Genossenschaftlichen Kooperation. Zeitschrift für das Gesamte Genossenschaftswesen (ZfgG). Band 56, Heft 1/2006. S. 75-79

Blisse, H.; Hanisch, M. (2005): Finanzierung und genossenschaftlicher Finanzverbund im Wandel. Berlin: Institut für Genossenschaftswesen an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Berliner Schriften zum Genossenschaftswesen 64)

Hanisch, M. (2005): Postsozialistische Landwirtschaft in Mittel- und Osteuropa. In: Beetz, S.; Brauer, K.; Neu, C. (eds.): Handbuch zur ländlichen Gesellschaft in Deutschland. Wiesbaden: VS Sozialwissenschaftlicher Verlag, S. 193-201

Steding, R.; Blisse H.; Hanisch, M. (2004): Grundfragen der Theorie und Praxis der Genossenschaften. Berlin: Institut für Genossenschaftswesen an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Berliner Schriften zum Genossenschaftswesen 61)

Blisse, H.; Hanisch, M.; Hirschauer, N.; Kramer, Jost W.; Odening, M. (2004): Risikoorientierte Agrarkreditvergabe – Entwicklungen und Konsequenzen. In: Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank (ed.): Herausforderungen für die Agrarfinanzierung im Strukturwandel – Ansätze für Landwirte, Banken, Berater und Politik. Rentenbank, Bd. 19, Frankfurt a.M., S. 203-247

Blisse, H.; Hanisch, M. ; Hirschauer, N.; Kramer, Jost W.; Odening, M. (2004): Risikoorientierte Agrarkreditvergabe – Entwicklung und Konsequenzen. Berlin: Institut für Genossenschaftswesen an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Berliner Schriften zum Genossenschaftswesen 60)

Hanisch, M. (2003): Property Reform and Social Conflict. A Multi-Level Analysis of the Change of Agricultural Property Rights in Post-Socialist Bulgaria. Aachen: 326 S.; Shaker

Hanisch, M. (ed.) (2002): Genossenschaftsmodelle – zwischen Auftrag und Anpassung. Berlin: Institut für Genossenschaftswesen an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Berliner Beiträge zum Genossenschaftswesen 56)

Hanisch, M.; Schlüter, A. (2000): Institutional Analysis and Institutional Change – What to Learn from the Case of Bulgarian Land Reform? In: Tillack, P.; Schulze, E. (eds.): Land Ownership, Land Markets and their Influence on the Efficiency of Agricultural Production in Central and Eastern Europe. Kiel: Vauk, pp. 152-170

Hanisch, M. (1999): Analyzing Land Reform and Agricultural Privatization in Bulgaria. On Models, Methods and Empirical Work. Arbeitspapier für den dritten KATO-Workshop in Prag im vom 19. bis 23. Februar 1999

Hanisch, M.; Boevsky, I. (1999): Political, Institutional and Structural Developments Accompanying Land Reform and Privatization in Bulgarian Agriculture. In: Südosteuropa. Zeitschrift für Gegenwartsforschung. 48 (7-8). München

PhD. Candidate

Katrin Martens

Tel: 030 2093 6548
katrin.martens [at] hu-berlin.de

Academic Background:

Since 06/2017
Humboldt-Universität Berlin
Research assistant at Division of Economics of Agricultural Cooperatives

10/2014 – 06/2017
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
M.Sc. Analyse and management of Resources

10/2010 - 06/2014
RWTH Aachen
B.Sc. Applied Geography

Academic Career:

03/2016 – 05/2016
James Hutton Institut
Department: Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences

02/2015 – 03/2017
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Department: Environmental and Resource Economics

06/2014 – 09/2014
Otto Group
Department: Environmental and social policy, climate protection and sustainable products

Publications:
Martens, K., Kunz, Y., Rosyani, I., & Faust, H. (2019). Environmental Governance Meets Reality: A Micro-Scale Perspective on Sustainability Certification Schemes for Oil Palm Smallholders in Jambi, Sumatra. Society & Natural Resources, 1-17.

Kunz, Y., Otten, F., Mardiana, R., Martens, K., Rödel, I., Faust, H. (2019) Smallholder Telecoupling and Climate Governance in Jambi Province, Indonesia. Social Sciences, 8(4), 115. doi.org/10.3390/socsci8040115

PhD. Candidate

Anke Wolff

Tel: 030 2093 6548
anke.wolff [at] huberlin.de

Academic Career:

Since 2017
Research assistant
Division of Economics of Agricultural Cooperatives
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

2016 - 2017
Research assistant
Resource Economics Group
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

2015
Student assistant
Global Climate Forum, Berlin

2014 - 2015
Student assistant
Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Müncheberg

2013 - 2016
M.Sc., Integrated Natural Resource Management
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Project Coordinator

Renate Judis

Tel: 030 2093 6500
renate.judis [at] hu-berlin.de
PhD. Candidate

Marleen Thürling

Tel: 030 2093 6541
marleen.thuerling [at] hu-berlin.de

Academic Career:

Since 03/2015 Humboldt University Berlin
Doctoral candidate at the Division of Economics of Agricultural Cooperatives

Since 04/2014
Research Assistant, Evaluationsprojekt im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Arbeit und Soziales (BMAS): Bundesweite Inanspruchnahme der Leistungen für Bildung und Teilhabe, Universität Jena

11/2010 - 09/2011, 04/2012 - 08/2012
Research Assistant, Sonderforschungsbereich 580, A2-Projekt und Geschäftsstelle, Universität Jena

03/2010 - 09/2010, 01/2012 - 03/2012
Intern and Student Assistant, Projektgruppe Zivilengagement (ZENG), Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin

10/2008 - 02/2009
Student Assistant, Lehrstuhl für Internationale Beziehungen, Universität Erfurt

Academic Background:

10/2010 - 07/2013
Master of Arts (M.A.), Soziologie,
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

09/2011 - 12/2011
ERASMUS, Master of Qualitative and Quantitative Research,
University of Limerick (Ireland)

10/2006 - 03/2010
Bachelor of Art (B.A.) Staatswissenschaften, Universität Erfurt

Publications:

Thürling, Marleen (2017): Sozialgenossenschaftliche Unternehmen in Deutschland: Begriff, aktuelle Entwicklungen und Forschungsbedarf, in: Theuvsen, Ludwig/ Andeßner, René/ Gmür, Markus/ Greiling, Dorothea (Hrsg.): Nonprofit-Organisationen und Nachhaltigkeit. Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden 2017.

Thürling, Marleen (2017): Genossenschaftliche Selbsthilfe stärkt das Gemeinwesen, in: CONTRASTE - Zeitschrift für Selbstorganisation, Dezember 2017. URL: http://www.contraste.org/index.php?id=295

Haunstein, Stefan/ Thürling, Marleen (2017): Aktueller Gründungsboom – Genossenschaften liegen im Trend. In: Nationalatlas aktuell 11 (02.2017) 2 [28.02.2017]. Leipzig: Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde (IfL). URL: http://aktuell.nationalatlas.de/Genossenschaften.2_02-2017.0.html.

Thürling, Marleen (2014): Genossenschaften im Dritten Sektor: Potentiale und Grenzen. Im Spannungsverhältnis zwischen Wirtschaftlichkeit und sozialer Zielsetzung, WZB-Discussion Paper SP V 2014-301, Berlin. Download: http://bibliothek.wzb.eu/pdf/2014/v14-301.pdf

Thürling, Marleen (2013): Neue Genossenschaften: Problemlösungspotential in Zeiten der Krise?, in: Schulz-Nieswandt, Frank/Schmale, Ingrid (Hg): Entstehung, Entwicklung und Wandel von Genossenschaften. Berlin: Lit-Verlag, Seite 85-109.

Dathe, Dietmar/Priller, Eckhard/Thürling, Marleen (2010): Mitgliedschaften und Engagement in Deutschland, WZBrief Zivilengagement, 2/2010.

PhD. Candidate

Aicha Mechri

Tel: 030 2093 6547
aicha.mechri [at] huberlin.de

Academic Career:

Since 2020
Research Assistant for SLE RESEARCH, Centre for Rural Development, Albrecht Daniel Thaer Institute, Faculty of Life Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin

Since 2020
PhD student, Division of the Economics of Agricultural Cooperatives, Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute, Faculty of Life Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

2014-2018
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Department of Food and Agricultural Statistics
Consultant for the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics: Methodological research for agricultural production costs, productivity and efficiency measurement; Technical assistance for agricultural statistics programs in Africa and Asia/Pacific regions

2012 - 2013
Guest researcher - Thünen Institute of Farm economics, Braunschweig, Germany
Established and coordinated the activities of agri benchmark Cash Crop and Beef and Sheep networks in the Maghreb countries

2010 - 2011 Consultant - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – Sub Regional Office for North Africa
Establishment of a Food and Agriculture Policy Decisions Monitoring System in North Africa after the world food price crisis (2007 – 2008)

2009 - 2010
Consultant - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Tunis
Supported the integration of the Tunisian olive oil in European markets: founding of an olive oil p roducers association

2010 - 2014
Master degree in Agricultural Economics Higher Institute of Agricultural Sciences – University of Carthago, Tunisia: Institutional Management of Irrigation Water Associations

2004 - 2009
Engineering degree in Agronomy / Agricultural Sciences. University of Carthago, Tunisia/ University of Sousse Tunisia

Research Associate

Agustina Malvido

Tel: 030-2093 46893
agustina.malvido [at] hu-berlin.de

PhD in agricultural economics with focus on agricultural cooperatives (Humboldt University) (2019).

Erasmus mundus International Master of Science in Rural Development (Ghent University, Belgium; Humboldt University, Germany; and Wageningen University, Netherlands).

Master of Arts in Development Management and Policy (Georgetown University, USA and National University of San Martín, Argentina).

Senior economist at National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA), working in rural development and capacity building projects, and policy development and analysis for eight years.

CV:

Since 2019 Research assistant, SLE, Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute, Faculty of Life Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin

2019
PhD. in agricultural economics (Prof. Hanisch), cooperative effects on members, focusing on price (Argentina) and inclusion (Zambia) effects using mixed methods

Seit 2015
Teaching assistant in course Co-operation and Co-operative Organizations, Master of Science, Humboldt University (Prof. Hanisch)

2014
Erasmus mundus International Master of Science in Rural Development (Ghent University, Belgium; Humboldt University, Germany; and Wageningen University, Netherlands)

2010
Master of Arts in Development Management and Policy (Georgetown University, USA and National University of San Martín, Argentina)

2005 - 2010
Senior economist at National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA), working in rural development and capacity building projects, and rural policies development and analysis

2003 - 2005

Junior Economist at Economic Research Institute of Córdoba Stock Exchange, Córdoba (Argentina)
2003

Bachelor in Economics at National University of Córdoba (Argentina)
2001 - 2005 Teaching assistant in course Introduction to Economics I and II, Bachelor in Economics, National University of Córdoba (Argentina)

Publications:

Malvido Pérez Carletti, A., Hanisch, M., Puechagut, M.A. & Gastaldi, L.B. (2019). Understanding member characteristics and cooperative price effects: The case of the Argentinean dairy sector. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 90(4), pp.713-735. https://doi.org/10.1111/apce.12247

Minah, M. & Malvido Pérez Carletti, A. (2019). Mechanisms of Inclusion: Evidence from Zambia’s Farmer Organisations. European Journal of Development Research, 31, pp.1318-1340. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41287-019-00212-8

Malvido Pérez Carletti, A., Hanisch, M., Rommel, J. & Fulton, M. (2018). Farm Gate Prices for Non-Varietal Wine in Argentina: A Multilevel Comparison of the Prices Paid by Cooperatives and Investor-Oriented Firms. Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, 16(1), pp. 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1515/jafio-2016-0036

Müller, M., Hanisch, M., Malvido Pérez Carletti, A., Rommel, J., Sagebiel, J. (2018). The structural effect of cooperatives on price volatility in the European dairy sector. Applied Economics Letters, 25 (8): 576–579.

Consultancy:

Participaton in the Erasmus+ Project CooPerformance - Digital, state-of-the-art agribusiness education for farmer led enterprises in the agri-food value chain (Romania, Spain, Germany)

PhD. Candidate

Malte Müller

Tel: 030 2093 6547
mullemqd@hu-berlin.de
PhD. Candidate

Margitta Minah

Tel: 030 2093 6546
margitta.minah [at] agrar.hu-berlin.de

Academic Background:

01/2013 – 12/2013
Postgraduate Studies
Center for Rural Development (SLE), Berlin/Germany

09/2010 – 09/2012
Rural Development (M.Sc.), Erasmus Mundus International
Ghent University/Belgium, Humboldt University Berlin/Germany, University of Pretoria/South Africa

07/2011 – 08/2011 Pisa University: Tuscany, Italy
Participant, Case Study on rural transformation processes

09/2006 – 09/2009 Non-profit, Social and Health Care Management (B.A.)
Management Center Innsbruck/Austria,
Universidad Blas Pascal Córdoba/Argentina (semester abroad)

Academic Career:

Since 09/2016
Doctoral candidate at the Division of Economics of Agricultural Cooperatives, Humboldt-University

Since 03/2015
Center for Rural Development (SLE)
Research Associate, Research on rural transformation in Africa

11/2014 – 03/2015
Center for Rural Development (SLE)/ KfW Development Bank: Berlin, Frankfurt, Bonn
Advisor, analysis of the BMZ special initiative ‘One World, No Hunger’

01/2014 – 06/2014
Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (NGO): Kenema, Sierra Leone
Technical Advisor in Cocoa Project, Capacity Development

06/2013 – 12/2013
Center for Rural Development (SLE)/ Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ): Laos, Vietnam, Germany
Consultant for Ex-post evaluation of Watershed Management Projects

05/2013
Center for Rural Development (SLE)/ Heinrich Böll Stiftung (Political foundation): Berlin, Germany
Co-Moderator, panel discussion on extractive resources in Africa

04/2012 – 07/2012
Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (NGO): Kenema, Sierra Leone
Technical Advisor in Cocoa Project, Research

08/2011
University of Pretoria/ Ghent University: Pretoria, South Africa
Research assistant, Research study on Food Security in Limpopo District

10/2009 – 01/2010
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): Nairobi, Kenya
Intern in the Office of the Executive Director, Human Development

04/2009 - 08/2009
Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO): Addis Abeba/Mekelle, Ethiopia
Intern in cactus pear promotion project, Market analysis

Publications:

Engel, E., Rettberg, S., Rauch, T., Neubert, S., Richter, D., Minah, M., Berg, C. (2017): Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Rural Transformation in Sub-Sahara Africa – Final Report (SLE Discussion Paper 07/2017). Berlin: SLE.

Üllenberg, A., Minah. M, Rauch, T., Richter, D. (2017): Zambia: Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Rural Transformation – Country Study (SLE Discussion Paper 04/2017). Berlin: SLE.

Rettberg, S., Beckmann, G., Minah, M., & Schelchen, A. (2017): Ethiopia‘s Arid and Semi-Arid Lowlands: Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Rural Transformation – Country Study (SLE Discussion Paper 03/2017). Berlin: SLE.

Ferguson, J., Minah, M., Richter, D. (2015): Die BMZ Sonderinitiative Eine Welt ohne Hunger (SEWOH) – Überblick über TZ-Aktivitäten und Ansatzpunkte für die FZ. Berlin: SLE.

Ferguson, J., Kürschner, E., Minah, M. et al. (2014): What has remained? An ex post Evaluation of Watershed Management in the Mekong Region. Berlin SLE.

Kayumov, A., Minah, M., and Richter, D. (2014): A Multilevel approach to Watershed Management. GIZ Agriwaterpedia.

Ferguson, J., Kuerschner, E., Minah,M. et al. (2014): Integrated Watershed Management-an approach with a number of stumbling-blocks. Rural 21-The International Journal for Rural Development, Vol. 48, No 2.

Minah, Margitta (2012): Effects of Power Resources on Producer Marketing Behaviour – An Institutional Perspective on the Cocoa Market in Sierra Leone. Grin Verlag.

Board Members

Prof. Dr. Markus Hanisch (Director)
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Life Sciences, Centre for Rural Development (SLE)

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Bokelmann
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Professor of Horticultural Economics

Prof. Dr. Gunnar Prause
Technical University Tallinn, Professor of Business Research and Development, 
Baltic China Science Park Network

Members of the institute

Prof. Dr. Stephan Beetz
University of Applied Sciences Mittweida (FH), Faculty of Social Sciences

Prof. Jos Bijman
Wageningen University, Department of Social Sciences,
Business Management & Organisation (BMO) Group

Prof. Dr. Ivan Boevsky
New Bulgarian University, Department of Business Administration Department
Agricultural Economics; University of National and World Economy
Department of Economics, Sofia

Prof. Dr. Franz-Theo Gottwald
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Professor of Food Ethics and Environment

Prof. Dr. Harald Grethe
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Professor of International Agricultural Trade and Development

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Konrad Hagedorn
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Professor of Resource Economics

Prof. Dr. Detlev Hummel
Universität Potsdam, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dieter Kirschke
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Professor of Agriculture and Food Policy

Dr. Ziming Liu
East China University of Science and Technology Shanghai, School of Social and Public Administration

Prof. Dr. Markus Mändle
Nuertingen-Geislingen University (HfWU),
Institute for Corporate Governance

Dr. Susanne Neubert

Humbolt-Universität zu Berlin, Centre for Rural Development (SLE)

Prof. Dr. Martin Odening
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Farm Management Group

Prof. Dr. Nicole Göler von Ravensburg
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Work

Dr. Jens Rommel
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of
Economics, Uppsala, Sweden

Dr. Julian Sagebiel
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of
Economics, Uppsala, Sweden

Prof. Dr. Bengt-Arne Wickström
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Professor of Business Economics