Dr. Getachew Abate Kassa
Senior Research Staff
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- Ph.D. Institute of Horticultural Economics, University of Hanover, Germany
- M.Sc. Agricultural Economics, Alemaya University of Agriculture, Ethiopia
- B Sc. Agricultural Economics (Great Distinction), Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
- Innovation, product development and sustainable entrepreneurship
- Value chains in agri-food and bioeconomy sectors
- Sustainable food systems; supply chains; institutional markets
- Food security; organic agriculture
- Regional economic development and management
- Coordinating the Master's program in Life Science Economics and Policy
- Regional development and management (in German)
- Management and analysis of value chains in the agri-food sector (in German)
- Organization of food systems (in German)
- Entrepreneurship in the agri-food sector (in German)
- Business management and leadership (in German with other teaching staff)
- Economics and management of organic agriculture (in German with other teaching staff)
- Reading seminar (different topics)
Professional memberships and external activities
- Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA)
- International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA)
- Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE)
- Agribusiness Economics & Management Section AAEA
- Getachew Abate and Peterson, C. 2011. Market Access for Local Food through the Conventional Food Supply. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 14:1, 63-82.
- Conner, D., Abate Kassa, Peterson, Hamm. 2010. Prospects for More Healthful, Local and Sustainably-Produced Food in School Meals. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 5:4, 416 – 433.
- Getachew Abate. 2008. Local food economies: Driving forces, challenges and future prospects. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 3(4): 384-399.
- Bitsch, V., Getachew Abate, S.B. Harsh and A.W. Mugera. 2006. Human resource management risks: Sources and control strategies based on dairy farmer focus groups. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 38(1): 123-136.
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