Dr. Michael Brüntrup

Function: Senior Researcher

Specialization: Agricultural Economy

Work areas:

  • Agricultural (trade) policy
  • Supply chains
  • Rural development
  • Food security
  • Drought resilience
  • Sub-Saharan Africa

Responsibilities in education and training:

  • Agricultural and rural development


Vita

since 1/2018 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Senior Researcher, Research Programme "Transformation of Economic and Social Systems"
3/2006-12/2017 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Department "Sustainable Economic and Social Development"
Senior Researcher
2003-2006 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Department "Poverty-oriented development; regional integration; governance"
Region: Sub-Sahara Africa
Researcher: International and national agricultural policies, world markets for agricultural products
1997-2003 Freelance consultant
Subjects: Agricultural and resource economics, microfinance in Africa and South Asia
1997-1998 University of Hohenheim/ Stuttgart
Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics
Research assistant (part-time) in the Special Research Program “Adapted Farming in West Africa”
Project: The Role of Local Organisations in the Development and Dissemination of Agricultural Innovations in the Rural Areas of Benin
1996-1997 University of Hohenheim/ Stuttgart
Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics
Research Coordinator for South East Asia: Conceptualising and preparing a Special Research Program "Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development for Poverty Alleviation in South East Asia"
Region: Thailand and Vietnam
1990-1996 University of Hohenheim/ Stuttgart
Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics
Research assistant in the Special Research Program "Adapted Farming in West Africa"
Project: Agricultural Price Policy and its Effect on the Adoption of Innovations, Production, Income, and Employment
1982-1990 Technical University of Munich/ Weihenstephan
M.Sc. Agronomy, plant production

Expertise work for:

  • Science correspondent of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (UNCCD)

Member of:

  • Inter-Governmental Working Group (IWG) on drought der UNCCD

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces

Projects