Brüntrup, Michael

Dr. Michael Brüntrup

Research programme
Transformation of Economic and Social Systems

Function
Senior Researcher

Specialization
Agricultural Economy

Work areas

  • Agricultural (trade) policy
  • Supply chains
  • Rural development
  • Food security
  • Drought resilience
  • Sub-Saharan Africa

Responsibilities in education and training

  • Agricultural and rural development

Vita

since 1/2018German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
(until 6/2022 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE))
Senior Researcher, Research Programme "Transformation of Economic and Social Systems"
3/2006-12/2017German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Department "Sustainable Economic and Social Development"
Senior Researcher
2003-2006German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Department "Poverty-oriented development; regional integration; governance"
Region: Sub-Sahara Africa
Researcher: International and national agricultural policies, world markets for agricultural products
1997-2003Freelance consultant
Subjects: Agricultural and resource economics, microfinance in Africa and South Asia
1997-1998University of Hohenheim/ Stuttgart
Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics
Research assistant (part-time) in the Special Research Program “Adapted Farming in West Africa”
Project: The Role of Local Organisations in the Development and Dissemination of Agricultural Innovations in the Rural Areas of Benin
1996-1997University of Hohenheim/ Stuttgart
Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics
Research Coordinator for South East Asia: Conceptualising and preparing a Special Research Program "Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development for Poverty Alleviation in South East Asia"
Region: Thailand and Vietnam
1990-1996University of Hohenheim/ Stuttgart
Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics
Research assistant in the Special Research Program "Adapted Farming in West Africa"
Project: Agricultural Price Policy and its Effect on the Adoption of Innovations, Production, Income, and Employment
1982-1990Technical University of Munich/ Weihenstephan
M.Sc. Agronomy, plant production

Expertise work for

  • Science correspondent of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (UNCCD)

Member of

  • Inter-Governmental Working Group (IWG) on drought der UNCCD

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces

Projects

Contact

E-mailMichael.Bruentrup@idos-research.de
Phone +49 (0)228 94927-164
Fax +49 (0)228 94927-130

Highlight

Plea for a stronger role for the UN Convention to Combat Desertification
Brüntrup, Michael (2024)

The Current Column of 17 June 2024

Agriculture and climate change

Highlight

Agricultural growth corridors in sub-Saharan Africa – new hope for agricultural transformation and rural development? The case of the Southern agricultural growth corridor of Tanzania
Brüntrup, Michael (2020)
in: Richard Sikor / Eugene R. Terry / Paul L.G. Vlek / Joyce Chitja (eds.), Transforming agriculture in Southern Africa, New York: Routledge, 258-270