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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Life Sciences - Economics of Agricultural Cooperatives

Rajeshwari S. Mallegowda

Address


                 Rajeshwari S. Mallegowda
Humboldt University Berlin
Faculty of Life Sciences
Department of Agricultural Economics
Division of Economics of Agricultural Cooperatives
Luisenstrasse 53
D-10099 Berlin
Phone: +49-30-2093-6180
Fax: +49-30-2093-6501
Email: rajeshwari.sm (at) staff.hu-berlin.de


Position within the Division 


PhD Student and DAAD Research Fellow in the Joint Research Project "MEGACITIES 2 - Climate and Energy in a Complex Transition Process towards Sustainable Hyderabad"
 

Research Interest


  • Food retailing and its inter-relation with climate change
  • Agriculture and rural development
  • Farming systems and food security
  • Institutions and the rural economy

 

Academic Career


Since 01/2010    Humboldt University of Berlin
PhD Student and Research Fellow in the Project "MEGACITIES - Climate and Energy in a Complex Transition Process towards Sustainable Hyderabad - Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies by Changing Institutions, Governance Structures, Lifestyles and Consumption Patterns"

 

Academic Background


2008    International Master of Science in Rural Development (IMRD) University of Gent, Belgium and Humboldt University, Berlin
 
2005    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Agricultural Economics, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India
 
2003    Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Agricultural Sciences, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India
 

 

Work Experience


2005 - 2006 Agriculture field manager in the NGO RORES, India
 
2005
 
Research Assistant for a project on "Consumer behaviour in Urban areas towards processed fruits and vegetables" for Michigan State University (2 months)
 
2005
 
Research Fellow for the project "Techno-economic feasibility study for horticultural development for implementing central sector scheme in Dakshina Kannada district" in Dept. of Agricultural Economics, UAS, Bangalore, India
 
2004 - 2005
 
Junior Research Fellow in ALO US-AID project, ''Partnering with higher education in India for improving nutritional quality of food by biotechnology approaches" in Dept. of Agricultural Economics, UAS, Bangalore, India
 


Scholarships and Awards (Extract)


2006 - 2008    Erasmus Mundus Scholarship from European Union for IMRD Master Studies
1999 - 2003    Merit Scholarship from Jindal foundation for undergraduate studies