Economics of Agricultural Biotechnology

Keywords

Genetically Modified Crops, Health, Nutrition, Value-Added Traits, DALYs, Micronutrients, Edible Vaccines, Food Quality

Countries

The Philippines, Bangladesh

Summary

Understanding the relevance of agricultural Biotechnologies in food, nutrition and health in developing countries.

Methodology

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Nutrition and Health Economics
  • Microeconomics and Finance
  • Development Economics

Main Cooperation Partners

  • International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
  • HarvestPlus
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI),
  • Syngenta Foundation
  • University of Freiburg

Main Funding Partners

Syngenta Foundation

Publications

Journal Articles:

  • Roukayatou Zimmermann and Matin Qaim (2004). Potential Health Benefits of Golden Rice: A Philippine Case Study. Food Policy No.29, pp. 147-168.
  • Roukayatou Zimmermann, Alexander Stein, und Matin Qaim (2004). Agrartechnologie zur Bekämpfung von Mikronährstoffmangel? Ein gesundheits-ökonomischer Bewertungsansatz. Agrarwirtschaft Jahrgang 53, Heft 2.
  • Roukayatou Zimmermann and Matin Qaim (2002). Projecting the Benefits of Golden Rice in the Philippines. ZEF Discussion Papers on Development Policies No. 51, Center for Development Research, Bonn.

Book:

  • Roukayatou Zimmermann (2004). Biotechnology and Value-added Traits in Food Crops: Relevance for Developing Countries and Economic Analysis. Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt.

Duration of the Project

02/03 - 01/07

Contact

Roukayatou Zimmermann

Dr. Roukayatou Zimmermann

Phone.:
+49-228-73-