Prof. Dr. Dominique Guenat

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Prof. Dr. Dominique Guenat Head of HAFL Hugo P. Cecchini Institute

  • Adresse Berner Fachhochschule
    Hochschule für Agrar-, Forst- und Lebensmittelwissenschaften HAFL
    Fachbereich Agronomie
    Länggasse 85
    3052 Zollikofen

Tätigkeiten

  • Head of the HAFL Hugo P Cecchini Institute for international cooperation and development

  • Co-head of international agriculture

Lehre

  • BSc in agriculture

  • MSc in Life Sciences

  • Module BLAl014 Agriculture worldwide

  • Module BLAi068 Value chains and agricultural economics

  • Module BLAi154 Project planning

  • Module BLAx132 How to feed 9 billion people?

  • Module MSc AF-33 Rural Development in Practice

Forschung

  • agricultural economics, cost-benefit analyses

  • transformational approaches for sustainable food systems

Lebenslauf

  • Agriculturist specialised in agricultural economics and rural development, PhD in agricultural economics ETH, Professor in agricultural economics at HAFL/ BFH, head of the HAFL Hugo P. Cecchini Institute for international cooperation and development; consultant and researcher.
  • Experience in:
    • project cycle management: identification, feasibility studies, planning and evaluation of projects;
    • economic and financial evaluation of projects, including cost benefit and cost effectiveness analyses
    • agricultural education and extension: skills-based curriculum development, reform processes, teaching methodologies and material (e.g. students centred teaching, Problem Based Learning PBL, etc.)
    • market access (MSD/M4P, inclusive markets, RMA) and value chain analyses
    • rural development, food security and agricultural policy
    • socio-economic studies, market integration, surveys, statistical evaluation
    • farming systems research
    • moderation of participatory processes
  • 1983 - 1984 In charge of wheat intensification trials. Service Vaudois de Vulgarisation Agricole (SVVA)
  • 1984 - 1989 Regional agronomist of the Bhutan National Potato Programme (BNPP) Helvetas (Swiss association for development cooperation)
  • 1989 - 1990 Scientific collaborator, PhD student (Prof. Dr. P. Rieder and Prof. Dr. M. Menzi, NADEL) Institute of agricultural economics of the ETH, Zürich
  • 1990 - today Consultant, associate and co-owner of ACADE Ltd. consultants’ company ACADE Ltd. Appui conseils en agriculture, développement et environnement, CH – 1295 Mies (VD), Switzerland
  • 1997 - today Professor in agricultural economics School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL), Zollikofen, Switzerland
  • 2010 - today Professor in agricultural economics and head of the group International Agriculture School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL), Zollikofen, Switzerland
  • 2020 - today Professor in agricultural economics, head of the HAFL Hugo P. Cecchini Institute and and co-head of the group International Agriculture School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL), Zollikofen, Switzerland
  • 1978 - 1983 Dipl. Ing. Agr. ETH, (diploma as agriculturist, equivalent to MSc) Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1987 - 1991 PhD in agricultural economics Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland

Mitgliedschaften

  • Member of the board of KFPE, the Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries

Sprachen- und Länderkenntnisse

  • French - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • German - Full professional proficiency
  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • Bhutan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Mongolia
  • Viet Nam
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Tajikistan
  • Nepal
  • North Korea
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Thailand
  • Afghanistan
  • China
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Madagascar
  • Mozambique
  • Zimbabwe
  • Burkina Faso
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Cote D'Ivoire
  • Benin
  • Chad
  • Ukraine
  • Moldova, Republic of
  • Armenia
  • Cambodia