Members of the Expert Committee

Acting Director of ATSAF Academy
Sarah Glatzle

ATSAF Academy Strebelstr. 20
70599 Stuttgart

Tel: +49 711 47040789 Fax: +49 711 47040799

Email: academy {at}
ATSAF board members
Folkard Asch
Prof. Dr.

Prof. Dr. Folkard Asch

Chairman of ATSAF e.V.
Email: atsaf {at}
University of Hohenheim
Institute of Agricultural Sciences in the Tropics (Hans-Ruthenberg-Institute) (490) Management of Crop Water Stress in the Tropics and Subtropics
Christian Hülsebusch

Dr. Christian Hülsebusch

Vice-Chairman of ATSAF e.V.
Email: huelse {at}
Representatives from giz
Jürgen Kroschel
Prof Dr.

Jürgen Kroschel

Advisor – Agricultural Research & Agricultural Extension
Email: juergen.kroschel {at}
German Society for International Cooperation (giz)
Fund for the Promotion of Innovations in Agriculture
Eschborn, Germany

Alexander Schöning

Fund International Agricultural Research (FIA)
Email: alexander.schoening {at}
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Fonds Förderung Internationale Agrarforschung (FIA) Abteilung Ländliche Entwicklung und Agrarwirtschaft Bereich Sektor- und Globalvorhaben (GloBe)
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36
53113 Bonn
Representatives from CGIAR++
Holger Kirscht

Social Scientist / Gender Expert
ICIPE –  International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology,
Social Science and Impact Assessment (SSIA) Unit
Nairobi, Kenya
Petra Schmitter

Research Group Leader
IWMI – International Water Management Institute
Email: p.schmitter {at}
Sustainable and Resilient Food Production Systems
Irrigation Head Office
Yangon, Myanmar
Thomas Falk

Senior Economist
ICRISAT – International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
Email: t.falk {at}
Innovation Systems for the Drylands Program Patancheru/India

Barbara Rischkowsky

Dr. Barbara Rischkowsky

Senior Livestock Scientist
ICARDA – International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas
Email: b.rischkowsky {at}
Resilient Agro-silvo-pastoral Systems
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Nils Teufel

Dr. Nils Teufel

Senior Agricultural Economist
ILRI – International Livestock Research Institute
Farming systems and impact assessment.
Policies, Institutions and Livelihoods (PIL) program
Nairobi, Kenya
Hannes Karwat

Dr. Hannes Karwat

Postdoctoral Fellow – Nitrogen Use Efficiency
CIMMYT – The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center
Global Wheat Program and the Sustainable Intensification Program
on strategies to improve nitrogen use efficiency in the smallholder wheat-based systems of the Global South
Professors from German Universities
Mathias Becker
Prof. Dr.

University of Bonn
Email: mathias.becker {at}
Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation
Plant Nutrition in the Tropics and Subtropics
Mizeck Chagunda
Prof. Dr.

University of Hohenheim
Email: mizeck.chagunda {at}
Institute of Agricultural Sciences in the Tropics (Hans-Ruthenberg-Institute) (490) 
Department of Animal Breeding and Husbandry in the Tropics and Subtropics
Anja Faße
Prof. Dr.
Prof. Dr. Anja Fasse Technical University Munich
Email: anja.fasse {at}
Environmental and Development Economics
TUM Campus Straubing for Biotechnology and Sustainability
Christoph Gornott
Prof. Dr.

University of Kassel
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Email: gornott {at}
Department of Agroecosystem Analysis and Modelling
Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences
Working Group: Adaptation in Agricultural Systems
Climate Resilience – Climate Impacts and Adaptation
Ulrike Grote
Prof. Dr.
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grothe Leibniz University Hannover
grote {at}
Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade
Eike Lüdeling
Prof. Dr.

Prof. Dr. Eike Lüdeling

University of Bonn
Email: luedeling {at}
Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation
Horticultural Sciences