Christine Wieck

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Prof. Dr. Christine Wieck has been teaching and researching at the University of Hohenheim since February 2018, where she heads the Department of Agricultural and Nutrition Policy. She is a member of the Task Force Rural Africa, an independent expert group of the European Union. Previously, she spent two and a half years working as a political consultant for the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). From 2007 to 2015, she worked at the Institute of Food and Resource Economics at the University of Bonn, where she had already obtained her doctorate in 2005. In between, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the IMPACT Center in the United States, and Assistant Professor at the Washington State University School of Economic Sciences. Her research focuses on international trade in agricultural and food products, the global dimensions of the Common Agricultural Policy and questions on agricultural subsidies. One of her specialties is the relationship between the EU and Africa.

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Borderless food security

Borderless food security

A contribution by Christine Wieck

Enabling smallholders to trade across regions and borders promotes food security and economic growth. Although everyone is calling for exactly that, implementation is still difficult

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