Project Consurtium

Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)

Research Area 2: Land Use and Governance

Prof. Dr. Sonoko Bellingrath-Kimura

Prof. Dr. Sonoko Bellingrath-Kimura

Agronomy, Crop & Soil Science
  • Legume cropping systems (N fixation)
  • ESS assessment and indicators
  • Optimization of Cropping System
  • targeting multiple ESS
  • Creating digital decision support system
  • Analysis of digital technologies on agroecology
Prof. Dr. Bettina Matzdorf

Prof. Dr. Bettina Matzdorf

Environmental and Institutional Economics, Ecosystem Services
  • Result-based and collective AECM
  • Institutional design of payments of ecosystem services
  • Actors roles, interest and motivations
  • Co-design of institutional solutions
Dr. Joana Bergmann

Dr. Joana Bergmann

Grassland Biodiversity and Plant Ecology
  • Paulinenaue field station
  • Field experimentation
  • Land-use in grasslands
  • Community ecology
  • Functional biodiversity
 Dr. Ariani Wartenberg

Dr. Ariani Wartenberg

Agroecology/Agroforestry, Soil Science, Land Use
  • Plant-soil interactions
  • Farmer perceptions
  • Land-use change impacts
  • GIS-based analysis
  • ESS assessment and indicators
  • Digital tools to support agroecology
Evelyn Asante Yeboah

Evelyn Asante Yeboah

GIS, Natural Resource Management
  • Spatially explicit simulations
  • ESS assessment and indicators
  • Spatial and temporal analysis
  • Landscape & LULC change analysis
  • Participatory scenario building
Carla Barros Erismann

Carla Barros Erismann

Social sciences, Natural Resource Management
  • Perceptions of environmental professionals on Ecosystem Services/li>
  • Social learning research for enhanced Agrobiodiversity
  • Social Media analysis – Social learning of urban community waste management
  • Q Study – AES Cooperatives in Brandenburg


Agro School for Life

Ioanna Mouratiadou

Ioanna Mouratiadou

Ecological economics, Agroecology, Integrated Systems Analysis
  • Valorisation of sustainable agricultural practices
  • Policy instruments and incentives
  • Sustainability impact assessment
  • Scenario development and evaluation
  • Participatory and systems approaches
Benoit Sarrazin

Benoit Sarrazin

AgroEnvironment, Landscape, Natural Resource Management
  • Landscape metrics and GIS indicators
  • Ecological services assessment
  • Water management (soil erosion, non-point source pollution, CC adaptation)
  • Operational tools and models based on landscape ecology framework
Anthony Roume

Anthony Roume

Agroecology, Effect of Agricultural Practices on Natural Enemies
  • Community ecology
  • Functional analysis of ground beetle communities
  • Landscape ecology
Aurélie Ferrer

Aurélie Ferrer

Agroecology, Applied Entomology
  • Agroecological practices and potential for pest regulation and pollination
  • Conservation biological control in agricultural landscapes
  • Insect / plant interaction
  • Agricultural practices and biodiversity conservation
Audrey Vincent

Audrey Vincent


Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation

Dr. hab. Jarosław Stalenga, prof. IUNG-PIB,

Dr. hab. Jarosław Stalenga, prof. IUNG-PIB,

Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Nutrient management and improvement of organic farming systems
  • Environmental effectiveness of AES
  • ESS assessment and indicators
Dr Adam Berbeć,

Dr Adam Berbeć,

Agronomy, Agroecology
  • Biodiversity Assessment
  • Sustainability Assessment
  • Farming Systems Performance
  • Farming Systems Resilience
  • Organic Farming performance

 Fundacja im. Stanislawa Karlowskiego. Juchowo Projekt Wiejski

Dr. Anna Szumełda

Dr. Anna Szumełda

Social sciences, Rural Development, Lndscape Ecology
  • Qualitative interview methods
  • Farmers’ motivations for taking up or quitting organic farming and agri-environmental measures
  • Sustainable food systemsQualitative interview methods
  • Educational activities for pupils on organic farming, nature protection and sustainable food systems

Scotland's Rural College

Christine Watson BSc, PhD, ARAgS, FRSB

Christine Watson BSc, PhD, ARAgS, FRSB

Soils and Cropping Systems
  • Nutrient management
  • Soil health
  • Crop diversification
  • Legume supported cropping systems
  • Long-term experiments
Kairsty Topp BSc, PhD

Kairsty Topp BSc, PhD

Agricultural Systems Modeller
  • Nutrient budgets
  • Sustainable agricultural systems
  • Dynamic and deterministic modelling of crop and soil processes
  • Greenhouse gas emissions

Laboratoire de sciences sociales 
Université Grenoble Alpes

Prof. Nicolas Buclet

Prof. Nicolas Buclet

Urban planning, Economy of Conventions, Territorial Ecology
  • Questions of coordination between actors
  • Analysis of social and planning controversies
  • Territorial metabolism
  • Product Service Systems
  • Principles and values for sustainability
Dr. Martina Tuscano

Dr. Martina Tuscano

Environmental Sociology, Agri-food System Transition, Collective Action
  • Ethnographic research
  • Social practices
  • Social problems analysis
  • Local agri-food policy