Markets, Institutions, Nutrition & Diversity
Innovation Systems for the Drylands Program
Sabine Homann is a social scientist in the Research Team Markets, Institutions, Nutrition and Diversity (MIND), Research Program Innovation Systems for the Drylands (ISD), International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. With a PhD from Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany, in Agricultural Sciences. Research focus is on sustainability transitions for crop livestock farming systems in African Drylands, using innovation systems, value chain development and stakeholder engagement approaches, with a combined 15 years working experience. Expertise covers farming systems analyses, knowledge brokerage and social learning supporting market led development. For devising climate change adaptation strategies and influencing decisions towards sustainable development pathways, uses multi-modelling approaches and future scenario development with stakeholders. Through participatory and action-oriented research design feeds concrete information and practical experience into development and policy relevant dialogues, and contributes to better understanding of decision making processes in agriculture. Has authored and co-authored more than 20 Journal publications, and a wide range of communication products for research, development and policy audiences, including booklets, book chapters, information briefs, blogs and videos, a H-index of 7, 7 and 261 citations.
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Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sabine_Homann-Kee_Tui