Experts

CAAST experts are university lecturers interested in a lively exchange and in continuously developing their own teaching.

Experts

CAAST experts are keen university lecturers interested in a thrilling exchange and continuous development of their own teaching.

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Meet the CAAST community of lecturers - curious and motivated experts in their chosen field of study.

The directory of experts facilitates networking among CAAST participants and enables everyone to get in contact with experts and receive a qualified answer in a short period of time. The listed experts are interested in exchanging information and ideas on education for sustainable agriculture and related fields. You can contact us or the experts if you want to learn more about a chosen topic.

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Anna Marie Nicolaysen

Researcher and teacher
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), 
Norway
Expertise
Food systems and value chains, International agriculture, Organic agriculture, Social science
Regional expertise
India, Norway, USA
Exchange topics
Agroecology, experiental learning, food system sustainability, reflection, systems thinking, visionary thinking

Christian Thalmann

Scientific collaborator
Bern University of Applied Sciences - School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, 
Switzerland
Expertise
Didactical approaches, International agriculture, Other, Resource conservation
Regional expertise
Armenia, Denmark, France, Germany, Ghana, Grenada, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine, Zimbabwe
Exchange topics
Sustainable agriculture, indicator systems, agricultural extension, teaching

Claudia Bieling

Professor for Societal Transition and Agriculture
University of Hohenheim, 
Germany
Bieling
Expertise
Food systems and value chains, Organic agriculture, Resource conservation, Social science
Regional expertise
Armenia, Central Europe, Spain
Exchange topics
Transformation processes, agri-food systems, transformative learning for sustainable development

Filippo Lechthaler

Lecturer
Bern University of Applied Sciences - School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, 
Switzerland
Expertise
Agricultural economics, Climate change
Regional expertise
Sahel, South America, Switzerland
Exchange topics

Firesenai Sereke

Director
Edhen, 
Switzerland
Sereke
Expertise
Climate change, International agriculture, Resource conservation, Social science
Regional expertise
Benin, Eritrea, Germany, Ghana, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia
Exchange topics
Climate Resilience, Agroforestry, Regenerative Agriculture

Ingrid Fromm

Research Associate
Bern University of Applied Sciences, 
Switzerland
Fromm
Expertise
Agricultural economics, Food systems and value chains, International agriculture, Social science
Regional expertise
India, Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa
Exchange topics
Value chains, food systems, economic sustainability

Inna Koblianska

Associate Professor of Economics and Entrepreneurship Chair
Sumy National Agrarian University, 
Ukraine
Koblianska
Expertise
Agricultural economics, Food systems and value chains, Social science
Regional expertise
Ukraine
Exchange topics
Sustainability of Food Systems

Jan Grenz

Professor for Sustainability Research
Bern University of Applied Sciences - School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, 
Switzerland
Profile picture expert Jan Grenz - color
Expertise
International agriculture, Organic agriculture, Plant science, Soil Science
Regional expertise
Brazil, China, Germany, Philippines, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine
Exchange topics
Didactical innovations for sustainability

Jan Moudrý

Associate professor, Head of department of organic farming
University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, 
Moudry
Expertise
Agricultural economics, Climate change, Food systems and value chains, Organic agriculture, Social science
Regional expertise
Czech Republic, Europe, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Slovakia, Uruguay, Zambia
Exchange topics
Agroecology, organic farming, social farming, environmental impacts of agriculture, climate change, LCA, innovative teaching methods

Johanna Jacobi

Assistant Professor
ETH Zürich, 
Switzerland
Jacobi
Expertise
Climate change, Food systems and value chains, Organic agriculture, Social science
Regional expertise
Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Nicaragua, Peru, Zambia
Exchange topics
Farmer-to-farmer learning, transdisciplinary co-creation of knowledge, participatory action research

Kenza Benabderrazik

Researcher-Lecturer
ETH Zürich, 
Switzerland
Benabderrazik
Expertise
Didactical approaches, Food systems and value chains, International agriculture, Social science
Regional expertise
Morocco
Exchange topics
Political Ecologies

Roger Zürcher

Program Director
Food for the Hungry, 
Switzerland
Zuercher
Expertise
Agricultural economics, Agricultural engineering, Animal science, Climate change, Food systems and value chains, International agriculture, Organic agriculture
Regional expertise
Bénin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sénégal, Switzerland, Togo, Uganda
Exchange topics
Agroecological transformation, Food systems transformation

Roland Stähli

Academic Dean
Bern University of Applied Sciences, 
Switzerland
Expertise
Agricultural economics, Didactical approaches, Social science
Regional expertise
Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Chile, France, Gabun, Germany, Italy, Laos, Peru, Senegal, Switzerland, Uruguay
Exchange topics
Different approaches in didactics, Learning psychology, Curriculum development

Sabine Zikeli

Director of the Center for Organic Farming
University of Hohenheim, 
Germany
Zikeli
Expertise
Didactical approaches, International agriculture, Organic agriculture, Plant science, Soil Science
Regional expertise
Bhutan, Germany, India
Exchange topics
Innovative teaching formats, Virtual field trips

Sarah Crestin-Billet

Scientific staff
University of Hohenheim, 
Germany
Expertise
Climate change, Didactical approaches, Food systems and value chains, International agriculture, Social science
Regional expertise
Africa, Asia, Europe
Exchange topics
Trans-disciplinary teaching, sustainable agri-food systems transformation, innovation support services, inclusion, gender, youths

Stellah Mukhovi

Senior Lecturer
University of Nairobi, 
Mukhovi
Expertise
Food systems and value chains
Regional expertise
Africa
Exchange topics
Socio-ecological resilience, food sustainability, food systems, livelihoods

Theresa Tribaldos

Head of Just Economies and Human Well-being Impact Area
Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, 
Switzerland
Tribaldos
Expertise
Climate change, Food systems and value chains, Social science
Regional expertise
Brazil, Finland, Switzerland
Exchange topics

Veronika Zbinden

Scientific collaborator
Bern University of Applied Sciences - School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, 
Switzerland
Zbinden
Expertise
Didactical approaches, Food systems and value chains, International agriculture, Resource conservation
Regional expertise
Namibia, Switzerland, Ukraine
Exchange topics
Sustainability in teaching and advisory, Assessment methods for sustainability
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