Dr. Doris Wiesmann

Country of current residence


Current position


Website current institute

Health professional


food security and nutrition, community-based health insurance in low-income countries

Degrees / expertise

dipl. oec.-troph.

Professional experience

FAO Consultant from December 2001 to January 2002


Wiesmann, D.  2006.  2006 Global Hunger Index: A basis for cross-country comparisons. 
Wiesmann, D.  2006.  A Global Hunger Index: Measurement concept, ranking of countries and trends. 
Wiesmann, D., L. Weingärtner and I. Schöninger.  2006.  Herausforderung Hunger: Welthungerindex: Fakten, Ursachen, Entwicklungen. 


Wiesmann, D.  2004.  An International Nutrition Index: Concept and Analyses of Food Insecurity and Undernutrition at Country Levels.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Download [PDF | 11.12KB]


Sedik, D., S. Sotnikov, Sergey and D. Wiesmann.  2003.  Food security in the Russian Federation. 


Wiesmann, D., J. von Braun and T. Feldbrügge.  2002.  An International Nutrition Index: a big picture of Successes and Failures in Addressing Hunger and Malnutrition.  Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, Vol. 41, No. 4, : pp. 275-294 .


Wiesmann, D., and J. Jütting.  2001.  Determinants of Viable Health Insurance Schemes in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa.  Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 40 (4) : 361-378 .


Wiesmann, D. and J. Jütting.  2000.  The Emerging Movement of Community-based Health Insurance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experiences and lessons learned.  Afrika spectrum, Vol. 35, No.2, : pp.193-210 .
Wiesmann, D., J. von Braun and T. Feldbrügge.  2000.  Die Lage der Welternährung - Daten, Fakten, Trends.  In: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (eds.): Jahrbuch Welternährung: Daten, Trends, Perspektiven. Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt. 

Sedik, D., S. Sotnikov, and D. Wiesmann 2002. The State of Food Security and Prospects for the Improvement in the Russian Federation. Mimeo, FAO, Rome. 

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Research themes
  • Renewable energy
Professional experience

FAO Consultant from December 2001 to January 2002


dipl. oec.-troph.

Doctoral research funded by


Doris Wiesmann

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department:
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change