Dr. Christine Husmann (on leave)

Research themes
  • Institutions
  • Growth, inequality and poverty
  • Economic change and vulnerability
Research countries
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Madagascar
Research topic
Poverty and Marginality, Institutions, Seed Systems, Private Sector
Research projects

PARI - Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation

 

NutriHAF - Diversifying agriculture for balanced nutrition through fruits and vegetables in multi-storey cropping systems

Additional Information:

Senior Researcher in PARI (http://research4agrinnovation.org/), focus on private sector topics, poverty reduction and innovations

 

Coordination and Management of NutriHAF (http://globalhort.org/nutrihaf/)

Degrees

PhD in Agriculture

Diplom in Geography &

Bachelor of Science of Economics and Business Administration

Funding institutions

BMZ

BMEL

2016

Husmann, C. 2016. Marginality as a Root Cause of Poverty: Identifying Marginality Hotspots in Ethiopia. World Development, 78: 420–435. Further Information
Husmann, C. 2016. Institutional Innovations for Encouraging Private Sector Investments: Reducing Transaction Costs on the Ethiopian Formal Seed Market. In: Gatzweiler, F.W. & J. von Braun (eds.): Technological and Institutional Innovations for Marginalized Smallholders in Agricultural Development. Springer. 125-141. Further Information
Husmann, C. 2016. The Private Sector and the Marginalized Poor. An Assessment of the Potential Role of Business in Reducing Poverty and Marginality in Rural Ethiopia. Peter Lang. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien. Further Information
Virchow, D., Husmann, C. and Keatinge, J.D.H. 2016. Possibilities and constraints of horticulture for development (H4D) - an overview. Acta Horticulturae, 1128: 291-298. Further Information

2015

Husmann, C. 2015. Transaction costs on the Ethiopian formal seed market and innovations for encouraging private sector investments. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 54(1): 59-67.
Husmann, C., von Braun, J., Badiane, O., Akinbamijo, Y., Abiodun, F.O. and D. Virchow. 2015. Tapping Potentials of Innovation for Food Security and Sustainable Agricultural Growth: An Africa-Wide Perspective. ZEF Working Paper Series, 144. Download [PDF | 1.75MB]

2014

Baumüller, H., C. Husmann & J. von Braun. 2014. Innovative Business Approaches for the Reduction of Extreme Poverty and Marginality?. In: J. von Braun & F.W. Gatzweiler (eds.): Marginality. Addressing the Nexus of Poverty, Exclusion and Ecology.. Springer. 331-352. (Open Acess) Further Information
C. Husmann. 2014. The private sector and the marginalized poor – opportunities to reduce poverty and marginality in rural Ethiopia. Further Information
Graw, V. & C. Husmann. 2014. Mapping Marginality Hotspots. Geographical Targeting for Poverty Reduction.. In: J. von Braun & F.W. Gatzweiler (eds.): Marginality. Addressing the Nexus of Poverty, Exclusion and Ecology. Springer. 69-84. Further Information
Husmann, C.. 2014. The private sector and the marginalized poor - An assessment of the potential role of business in reducing poverty and marginality in rural Ethiopia. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn at

2013

Husmann, C. 2013. Business opportunities versus socialist heritage: the role that business can play in reducing poverty in rural Ethiopia. In: Hendry, J.R., M. Baucus and A. Barraquier (eds.): Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the International Association for Business and Society. IABS. 164-176.

2012

Graw, V. and C. Ladenburger. 2012. Mapping Marginality Hotspots. Geographical Targeting for Poverty Reduction. Download [PDF | 1.73MB]
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Further Information

2010

Brandi, C., C. Ladenburger and A. Pegels. 2010. Intellectual property rights as a challenge to providing global public goods: the cases of public health, food security and climate stability. Further Information

Forthcoming

C. Husmann. Transaction costs on the Ethiopian formal seed market and innovations for encouraging private sector investments. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 1/2015.
Virchow, D., C. Husmann & J.D.H. Keatinge. Possibilities and Constraints of Horticulture for Development (H4D) – An Overview. Acta Horticulturae, .

Senior Researcher

E-Mail:
husmann(at)uni-bonn.de

Department:
ZEF b