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Dr. Insa Flachsbarth

Research Fellow

Short CV

  • Since 11/2019: Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute of African Affairs, project "Landmatrix"

  • 2016 - 2019: GRK1666 "GlobalFood", Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Georg-August-University of Göttingen

  • 2010 - 2015: CEIGRAM, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spanien, Research Fellow and Doctoral student

  • 2009 - 2010: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Research Fellow

  • 2008: Mabanaft Deutschland GmbH & Co.KG, Hamburg, Fuel trader

  • 1999 - 2007: DZ BANK AG, Apprenticeship and Student trainee baking business

  • Education: Dr. (summa cum laude) Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain, Dissertation on: „A multi-scale analysis of transforming agricultural markets in the context of globalization: implications for natural resources, food prices and rural poverty in Latin America”; M.A. in Business Administration (Diplom-Kauffrau) at the University of Hamburg, Universidad del Azuay, Ecuador


Current Research

  • Effects of global land acquisitions on economic development and the environment

  • Globalising agricultural markets and private governance structures

  • Globalisation and natural resources


Countries and Regions


Research Programme

  • Growth and Development


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Lectures