Dr. Katrin Glatzel

Research themes
  • Food and nutrition
  • Agriculture, land use, climate change
  • Innovation and science policy
Research countries
  • Burkina Faso
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Zambia
  • Nigeria
  • Cameroon
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Mali
  • Togo
  • Madagascar
Research projects

Project leader: Agrifood systems-transformative research and policy (AFS-TRP)

Additional Information:

Member of the Steering Committee and Scientific Advisory Group to the GIZ global program on the transformation of food systems (Globalvorhaben Transformation der Ernährungssysteme)

Organizer ZEF Public Lecture Series

Professional experience

Director of Policy Innovation, AKADEMIYA2063 & Malabo Montpellier Panel program head - Dakar/Senegal (07/2020-10/2023)

Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute & Malabo Montpellier Panel program head- Dakar/Senegal (12/2016 - 07/2020)

Research Consultant, International Food Policy Research Institute (07/2016 - 12/2016)

Research and Policy Officer, Center for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London - London/UK (01/2014-06/2016)


Other affiliations: 

Visiting Researcher, Center for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London 

Extraordinary Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria 


PhD Environmental Research, Imperial College London (2013) 

MSc Public Management and Governance, London School of Economics and Political Science (2009)

BA European Studies, Maastricht University (2008)


Food systems research and policy, food systems mapping, policy analysis, policy innovation, governance


Aidoo, R., E. M. Kwofie, K. Glatzel, J.Ecuru.  2023.  Bioeconomy: A Path to African Food Systems Transformation.  In: Ulimwengu, J. M., Kwofie, E.M., and Collins, J. (Eds.) (eds.): African Food Systems Transformation and the Post-Malabo Agenda. ReSAKSS 2023 Annual Trends and Outlook Report. AKADEMIYA2063 and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).   (Open Acess)  Further Information
Katrin Glatzel.  2023.  Future-Proof: How Science, Technology and Policy Innovation Are Driving Africa’s Bioeconomy Transition.  Further Information

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Katrin Glatzel

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Economic and Technological Change