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Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Ika Darnhofer Ph.D.

Institute of Agricultural and Forestry Economics (AFO)
Feistmantelstraße 4, 1180 Wien
ika.darnhofer(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-73320

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ORCID: 0000-0002-0809-9602

Curr. Vitae

2018 - 2022 PhD in Sociology at the University of Innsbruck
2015 - 2015 Visiting Assoc.Prof., University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)
2013 - 2015 Deputy head of department
2010 - Associate Professor
2008 - 2008 Visiting scientist - Lincoln University (New Zealand)
2006 - Habilitation
2002 - 2010 Assistant Professor at the Institute of Agricultural and Forestry Economics
2000 - 2002 Research Fellow at the Institut of Agricultural Economics
1999 - 2000 Systems Operations Manager at Romer Labs, Inc. in Union, MO (USA)
1997 - 1998 Consultant for the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs (short term appointments)
1996 - 1999 Consultant at Focus Management Consulting in Venna
1994-1996 - Graduate Associate, ILRI in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
1994 - 1997 Doctoral study at the Univ. of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Dr.rer.nat.techn.)
1993 - Graduation, Dipl.-Ing.
1991-1992 - Research Intern, ICRAF in Nairobi, Kenya

Statistik Austria, science classification

agricultural economics; development cooperation; agricultural managerial economics; empirical social research;

Expertise

Decision modelling; Conversion to organic farming; Resilience;

Awards

2011 BOKU Teaching Award
2010 BOKU Teaching Award
2003 Preis der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Agrarökonomie 2002

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2015 - Austrian Society for Sociology
member
2013 -2015 ESRS - European Society for Rural Sociology
member of the managing board
2012 -2015 Scientific advisory board, Dept. of Science for Action and Development (SAD), French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
scientific advisor
2011 - World Economics Association
member
2010 - IFSA - International Farming Systems Association, Europe Group
member of the managing board
2008 -2010 IFSA - International Farming Systems Association, Europe Group
president
2006 -2010 ÖGA - Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics
Vice-President
2004 -2006 ÖGA - Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics
president
2003 - ESRS - European Society for Rural Sociology
full member
2003 -2003 RSS - Rural Sociological Society
member
2001 - ÖGA - Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics
member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2015 - Agricultural Systems:
Editorial Board Member
2012 - Agriculture and Human Values:
Editorial Board Member
2012 - Journal of Rural Studies:
Editorial Board Member
2008 -2010 Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen:
Advisory Board Member
2008 -2008 International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology:
Guest Editor (Special Issue)
2005 -2005 Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Agrarökonomie, ÖGA:
Guest Editor (Special Issue)
2004 -2004 Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Agrarökonomie, ÖGA:
Guest Editor (Special Issue)
2000 -2000 Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Agrarökonomie, ÖGA:
Guest Editor (Special Issue)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2023 -2023 Sociologia Ruralis
2023 -2023 Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems
2023 -2023 British Food Journal
2023 -2023 International Journal of Qualitative Methods
2023 -2023 German Journal of Agricultural Economics
2023 -2023 Journal of Rural Studies
2022 -2022 Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
2022 -2022 Journal of Rural Studies
2022 -2022 Agricultural Systems
2022 -2022 Agriculture and Human Values
2022 -2022 Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2022 -2022 Rural Sociology
2022 -2022 Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2022 -2022 Nature Food
2021 -2021 Agriculture and Human Values
2021 -2021 International Journal of Qualitative Methods
2021 -2021 Sustainability Science
2021 -2021 Ecosystems and People
2021 -2021 Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions
2021 -2021 Nature Sustainability
2021 -2021 Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2021 -2021 Journal of Rural Studies
2021 -2021 Sociologia Ruralis
2021 -2021 Agricultural Systems
2020 -2020 Sociologia Ruralis
2020 -2020 Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2020 -2020 Ecology and Society
2020 -2020 EUROPEAN REVIEW OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
2020 -2020 Agriculture and Human Values
2020 -2020 International Journal of Qualitative Methods
2020 -2020 Agricultural Systems
2020 -2020 Ecological Indicators
2020 -2020 Journal of Rural Studies
2019 -2019 Agriculture and Human Values
2019 -2019 Journal of Rural Studies
2019 -2019 Sociologia Ruralis
2019 -2019 Ecological Economics
2019 -2019 Agricultural Systems
2018 -2018 Agroforestry Systems
2018 -2018 Ecological Indicators
2018 -2018 Agricultural Systems
2018 -2018 Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2018 -2018 International Journal of Qualitative Methods
2018 -2018 Sociologia Ruralis
2018 -2018 Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions
2018 -2018 Journal of Rural Studies
2018 -2018 Society & Natural Resources
2017 -2017 British Food Journal
2017 -2017 Sociologia Ruralis
2017 -2017 Global Environmental Change-Human and Policy Dimensions
2017 -2017 Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment
2017 -2017 Ecology and Society
2017 -2017 British Food Journal
2017 -2017 International Journal of Social Economics
2017 -2017 Animal
2017 -2017 Renewable agriculture and Food Systems
2017 -2017 International Journal of Social Economics
2017 -2017 Society & Natural Resources
2017 -2017 Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2017 -2017 Biological Agriculture & Horticulture
2016 -2016 Journal of Rural Studies
2016 -2016 Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2016 -2016 Society & Natural Resources
2016 -2016 Agriculture and Human Values
2016 -2016 Agricultural Systems
2016 -2016 Ecology and Society
2016 -2016 Sociologia Ruralis
2016 -2016 Organic Agriculture
2016 -2016 Animal
2016 -2016 World Development
2016 -2016 Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2015 -2015 Ecology and Society
2015 -2015 Ecological Economics
2015 -2015 Journal of Rural Studies
2015 -2015 Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2015 -2015 Society & Natural Resources
2015 -2015 Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2015 -2015 Agricultural Systems
2015 -2015 Agriculture and Human Values
2015 -2015 Sociologia Ruralis
2014 -2014 Agriculture and Human Values
2014 -2014 Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension
2014 -2014 Regional Environmental Change
2014 -2014 Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2014 -2014 Sociologia Ruralis
2014 -2014 Food Policy
2013 -2013 Journal of Environmental Management
2013 -2013 Sociologia Ruralis
2013 -2013 Organic Agriculture
2013 -2013 Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2013 -2013 Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment
2013 -2013 Geografisk Tidsskrift-Danish Journal of Geography
2013 -2013 Journal of Rural Studies
2013 -2013 Renewable agriculture and Food Systems
2011 -2011 Journal of Rural Studies
2011 -2011 Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2011 -2011 Organic Agriculture
2011 -2011 Ambio
2011 -2011 Animal
2011 -2011 Global Environmental Change-Human and Policy Dimensions
2011 -2013 Agriculture and Human Values
2010 -2010 Food Policy
2010 -2010 Livestock Science
2010 -2010 Journal of Rural Studies
2010 -2010 Agricultural Systems
2009 -2009 Food Policy
2009 -2009 Journal of Environmental Management
2009 -2009 Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics
2009 -2009 Environmental Management
2009 -2009 Journal of Rural Studies
2008 -2008 Agriculture and Human Values
2008 -2008 Environmental Management
2008 -2008 Food Policy
2007 -2007 Agriculture and Human Values
2007 -2007 Landscape Research
2007 -2007 Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics
2007 -2007 Environmental Management
2007 -2007 Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2007 -2007 Food Policy
2007 -2007 Sociologia Ruralis
2006 -2006 Journal of Environmental Management
2006 -2006 Biological Agriculture & Horticulture
2005 -2006 Agricultural Systems
2005 -2005 Journal of Environmental Management
2001 -2001 AM J ALTERNATIVE AGR

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2022 -2022 NCN-Narodowe Centrum Nauki (National Science Center) - Poland
2019 -2019 The Croatian Science Foundation (HRZZ) - Croatia
2017 -2017 Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) - Netherlands
2016 -2016 Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) - France
2016 -2016 Europäische Kommission - European Union
2015 -2015 National Science Centre - Poland
2014 -2014 Wissenschaftliche Kommission Niedersachsen - Germany
2014 -2014 Europäische Kommission - European Union
2012 -2012 Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung -
2009 -2009 World University Service - International Organization
2009 -2009 FORMAS - Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning - Sweden
2009 -2009 Danish Council for Strategic Research - Austria
2008 -2008 The Research Council of Norway - Norway
2006 -2006 EU - European Union

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2022 PhD School as part of the 14th IFSA conference 'Farming systems facing climate change and resource challenges'.
Organiser
2018 Co-convenor of Theme 5 - Sustainable agrifood systems, value chains and power structures at the 13th IFSA Symposium
Organiser
2018 PhD course as part of the 13th IFSA Symposium
Organiser
2016 Writing workshop as part of the ESRS Research and Study Group 'Holistic and pragmatic approaches to sustainable agrifood systems'
Organiser
2014 Farming systems facing global challenges - Capacities and strategies, 1.-4. April in Berlin. Co-convenor of Workshop 2.11
Organiser
2013 XXV ESRS Congress - Rural resilience and vulnerability
Member of the Organisation Committee
2013 4th International Conference on Sustainability Transitions; Co-convenor of the Special Session "Transitions in the agro-food domain"
Member of the Organisation Committee
2010 Building sustainable rural futures - The added value of systems approaches in times of change and uncertainty
Organiser
2010 Agir en situation d'incertitude. La construction individueller et collective des régimes de protection et d'adaptation en agriculture.
Member of the Organisation Committee
2009 Reinventing the rural between the social and the natural. XXIII ESRS Congress - Working Group 2.6: Conventionalisation? Organic farmers bite back!
Organiser
2009 Rollen der Landwirtschaft in benachteiligten Regionen. 19. Jahrestagung der ÖGA
Member of the Organisation Committee
2008 Empowerment of the rural actors: A renewal of farming systems perspective. 8th European IFSA Symposium
Organiser
2006 Ländliche Betriebe und Agrarökonomie auf neuen Pfaden
Member of the Organisation Committee
2005 A common European countryside? Change and continuity, diversity and cohesion in the enlarged Europe - XXI. Congress of the ESRS
Organiser
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