Research Program

The research program „Third Ways of Feeding The World“ corresponds to the development of an interdisciplinary approach incorporating agricultural science, agricultural economics, and agricultural ethics to better understand the trade-offs between sustainable agriculture and the environment, especially climate change and water supply.

Main research topics are:

  • Development of ecologically efficient technical strategies reducing hunger:
    > Identification of ecologically efficient technical progress in agricultural production of developing and industrialized countries. PhD Candidates and Projects
  • Political feasibility of ecologically efficient strategy options:
    > Identification of government systems promoting the implementation of ecologically efficient strategy in political practice. PhD Candidates and Projects
  • Ethical evaluation of ecologically efficient strategy options:
    > Discussion of ethical foundations and fundamental norm judgments justifying implementation of specific ecologically efficient strategy options. PhD Candidates and Projects