Annapia Debarry

Research themes
  • Social and Cultural Change and Adaption
  • Gender
  • Urbanisation
  • Land, water, food and energy
Research countries
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Burma/ Myanmar
  • Madagascar
Research projects

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

Workpackage Socio-economic, gender, institutional and food behavior analysis 

Additional Information:

Research interests: 

Feminist/Gender Geographies, Gender in Agriculture, Women driving social change, Social movements (Food Sovereignty, Right to the City), Political Ecology

Professional experience

Research Assistant, PARI - Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation, ZEF Bonn  

Junior Researcher, METTA Development Foundation, Myanmar 

Long-term volunteer, Humanitarian assistance for refugees, COERR, Thailand 


MSc in Geography (with a focus on Development & Social Geography), University of Bonn

Thesis: Food Sovereignty in Rural Myanmar: Small-scale farmers in Southern Shan State struggling with agricultural transformation

BA in Cultural Geography, Sociology and Journalism, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Thesis: Dharavi, Mumbai: A neighborhood between visions and resistance. The fight for the Right to the City caught in urban transformation processes

Funding institutions



Husmann, C. and Debarry, A. 2016. The impacts of private sector investments in the African food and agricultural sector on the local population – a review of empirical literature. Further Information


Debarry, Annapia. 2015. Ernährungssouveränität in der Praxis: Erfahrungen aus Myanmar. Further Information

Annapia Debarry




ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management