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Nicole Dittrich

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Coordinator MSc Programmes in Economics with Afghan Universities

Address:
Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum
Universitätsstr. 105, Room 2.15
44789 Bochum
Germany

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Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22292

Fax: +49 (0)234 / 32-14294

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Research interest


  • Food Security
  • Agriculture Innovation
  • Urban Agriculture
  • Biochar
  • Africa and Latin America
  • Sustainable Agriculture


Research Project


Enhancing Food Security in West African Cities: The Productivity of Urban Farmers and the Role of Agriculture Innovation.

Publications

  • N. Dittrich (2018): Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture in Bamenda: A Policy Narrative (with D. Bertrand Njoh, T. Feldt, C. Seeger, H. Karg, E. Gawum, A. Witte, R. van Veenhuizen), for SHUMAS, UrbanFoodPlus, RUAF Foundation, and the Bamenda Multi-Stakeholder Platform, 48 p.

Seminars, Workshops and Conferences

  • Urban Food Security, Workshop, Ruhr University Bochum, 2. July 2018.
  • "Tropentage", Bonn University, 20.-22. September 2017.
  • "Hidden Hunger", Hohenheim University, 20.-22. March 2017.
  • "How to certify Cacao", GIZ Workshop for local farmers in Altamira, September 2014, Brazil.
  • "Dialogo com extractivitsas e politica", Brasília, October 2013, Brazil.
  • "Desenvolvimento Sustentável na Amazônia Brasiliera",  Belém, October 2013, Brazil.
  • Nachhaltige Entwicklung im brasilianischen Amazonasgebiet. Transdiziplinärer Dialog zwischen Wissenschaft und Politik - Perspektiven neuer Formate der wissenschaftlichen Kooperation zwischen Deutschand und Brasilien. Berlin, 09 - 10 November 2013.

Teaching


  • Seminar 'Public Sector Reform' (MADM, Winter Term 2016/17; Summer Term 2017; Summer Term 2018)
  • Seminar 'Current Topics of Development Policy' (M.Sc. WiWi, Winter Term 16/17, Summer Term 2017)

Mentoring


Master Theses:
  • Megos Desalegne Gelagay (2018). The Impact of Irrigation Technology on Household Food Security: The Case of Autonomous Adaptation Project (PAA) of Ethiopia in Adami-Tullu Jido-Kombolcha.
  • Stefani Rackes da Silva (2018). The support of social capital in coping with shocks and stresses faced by Venezulan asylum seekers in Brazil.

Seminar Paper:
  • Wibke Fasel (2017). Climate-smart villiages in Africa.

How to contact us

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum

Room 2.04
Universitaetsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum

E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone:   +49-(0)234 / 32-22418
or   32-22243
Fax:   +49-(0)234 / 32-14-294

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Latest Publications

Amr Khafagy: Finance, Distribution and the Economic Objective of Financial Cooperative Institutions, in: Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 1-25 (early view).

Mariana Vilmondes Türke: Business and Human Rights in Brazil: Exploring Human Rights Due Diligence and Operational-Level Grievance Mechanisms in the Case of Kinross Paracatu Gold Mine, in: Revista de Direito Internacional, v. 15, n. 2

Themba Nyasulu: Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in the Southern African Development Community (SADC): The Role of Human Capital, in: International Journal of Economic Development (IJED), Vol. 12(1), pp. 82-107

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IEE on Tour

January 04 - 24:
Dr. Elkhan R. Sadik-Zada, Nicole Dittrich, and Henrike Roth
at Cape Town / South Africa, lecturing and supervising for the MADM Cape Town programme

IEE on Field Research

Salam Alhaj Hassan is on field research in Jordan until end of April 2019.

Katharina Girndt is on field research in South Africa (conducting her second data collection and work at the library of the University of Western Cape) until end of March 2019.