M. Sc. Agr. Kristine Herkströter

Institution: University of Applied Sciences South-Westphalia Department of Agriculture
Position:  research assistant
Profession: agricultural economist / agricultural engineer
Country: Germany

General research interest:

  • habits of consumption, consumer attitude
  • international and regional competitiveness, agribusiness clusters
  • sustainable agricultural production
  • agricultural, regional and environmental policy
  • development strategies of agricultural enterprises and rural areas cooperations

 COST UAE research interest:

  • design and evaluation of agricultural and regional policy for peri-urban areas and urban agriculture
  • specific challenges and visions for professional agriculture in urban and peri-urban areas
  • sustainable entrepreneurial and cooperation models for agricultural enterprises
  • economic evaluation for urban agricultural enterprises