M. Sc. Janina Wiesmann

Institution: South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences - Department of Agriculture
Position: Research Associate
Profession: Master of Science in Geography;
Urban and Regional Development
Country: Germany

General research interest:

  • regional and rural development/spatial research
  • strategies to foster urban agriculture and alternative food networks
  • competitivity of cross-linkages between regional value chains in rural areas
  • agricultural economics and economic geography

 COST UAE research interest:

  • development of marketing strategies for businesses in the agricultural and food sector
  • agricultural marketing concepts and marketing-cooperations in urban and peri-urban areas
  • professional and entrepreneurial models for agricultural enterprises with special regard to alternative food networks
  • specific challenges and visions for professional agriculture in urban and peri-urban areas