Dr. Katinka Weinberger

Country of current residence


Current position


Current institute employer

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific



Website current institute
Previous positions

2000 - 2010 World Vegetable Center (AVRDC), Taiwan 2010 - 2015 Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture (CAPSA), Bogor, Indonesia


"Developing Countries Award” for PhD Thesis by the University of Giessen and Kreditanstalt fuer Wiederaufbau (KfW)

Current donors

Asian Development Bank GTZ/BMZ Eiselen foundation EU ACIAR

Professional memberships



Six years of responsible agricultural research experience, successful author and co-author of grant proposals International work experience including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, PR China, Rwanda, Tanzania, Taiwan, Uganda, Malawi, Chad, Guatemala, USA Mother tongue: German, fluent in English, good Spanish, fair French




Socio-Economist with professional interests in impact assessment, horticultural supply chains, postharvest issues, food safety, nutrition and gender


Weinberger, K. and I. Swai.  2006.  Consumption of traditional vegetables in Central and North-Eastern Tanzania.  Ecology of Food and Nutrition, Vol. 45, No. 2   : pp. 87-103   . Download [PDF | 1.06MB]
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Weinberger, K. and T. A. Lumpkin.  2006.  High value agricultural products in Asia and the Pacific for small-holder farmers: Trends, opportunities and research priorities.  GFAR Occasional Paper Series, Rome: GFAR Download [PDF | 259.86KB]
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Weinberger, K.  2005.  Assessing nutritional impact of agricultural research - The case of mungbean in South Asia.  Food and Nutrition Bulletin, Vol. 26, No 3   : pp. 287-294   . Download [PDF | 183.80KB]
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Weinberger, K. and T. A. Lumpkin.  2005.  Horticulture for Poverty Alleviation: The Unfunded Revolution.  Working Paper no. 15, Shanhua: AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center Download [PDF | 683.40KB]
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Weinberger, K.  2004.  Micronutrient intake and labor productivity: evidence from a consumption and income survey among Indian agricultural laborers.  Outlook on Agriculture, Vol. 33, No. 4   : pp. 255-260   . Download [PDF | 65.60KB]
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Weinberger, K. and J. Msuya.  2004.  Indigenous vegetables in Tanzania – significance and prospects.  Technical Bulletin No. 31, Shanhua: AVRDC Download [PDF | 1.22MB]
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Weinberger, K.  2002.  Women’s Participation: Is it the Same Thing Under a Different Setting?.  In: Leonhäuser, I.-U. (eds.): Women in Context of International Development and Cooperation, Schriften zur internationalen Entwicklungs-und Umweltforschung, Vol. 3. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.   43-63. 


Webb, P. and K. Weinberger.  2001.  Women Farmers: Enhancing Rights, Recognition and Productivity.  Peter Lang. Frankfurt. Further Information
Webb, P., J. Coates and K. Weinberger.  2001.  Despite Discrimination: The Success of Women Farmers in a World of Constraints.  In: P. Webb and K. Weinberger (eds.): Women Farmers: Enhancing Rights, Recognition and Productivity. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.  
Weinberger, K.  2001.  Demystifying Women's Participation: An Analysis in Rural Chad.  In: P. Webb and K. Weinberger (eds.): Women Farmers: Enhancing Rights, Recognition and Productivity. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.   pp. 189-201. 
Weinberger, K.  2001.  What determines micronutrient demand of the poor? - A case study from rural India.  Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, Vol. 40, No. 4, : pp. 343-358   .
Weinberger, K.  2001.  What Role does Bargaining Power play for Participation of Women? A Case Study in Rural Pakistan.  Journal of Entrepreneurship, Vol. 10, No. 2, : pp. 209-221   .
Weinberger, K. and J. Jütting.  2001.  Women's Participation in Local Organizations: Conditions and Constraints.  World Development, Vol. 29, no. 8, : pp. 1391-1404   . Download [PDF | 211.40KB]
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Weinberger, K.  2000.  Women’s Participation: An Economic Analysis in Rural Chad and Pakistan.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Kiel.  Development economics and policy ; Bd. 15, Lang Verlag  
Weinberger, K. and J. Jütting.  2000.  The role of local organisations in risk management: Some evidence from rural Chad.  Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, No. 3, : pp. 281-298   .

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Katinka Weinberger

Former Junior Researcher

Former Division/Group:
Economic and Technological Change

Office E-Mail:
k.weinberger(at)uncapsa.org, weinbergerk(at)un.org