Scientific Advisory Board on Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection

The Scientific Advisory Board on Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection (Wissenschaftlicher Beirat für Agrarpolitik, Ernährung und gesundheitlichen Verbraucherschutz – WBAE) is an interdisciplinary body that advises the Ministry in the development of its policies in these areas.

group picture Scientific Advisory Board on Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection
from left to right: Prof. Qaim, Prof. Balmann, Prof. Renner, Prof. Christen, Dr. Nieberg, Prof. Weingarten, Prof. Latacz-Lohmann, Prof. Grethe, Prof. Arens-Azevedo, Prof. Spiller, Prof. Biesalski, Prof. Bokelmann, Prof. Birner, Prof. Gauly, Dr. Schmid (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin); Nicht auf dem Foto: Prof. José Martínez, Prof. Pischetsrieder, Prof. Taube, Dr. Voget-Kleschin © BMEL

The WBAE works on a voluntary basis, is independent and draws up expertises and statements on subjects that it selects itself.

All board members are appointed by the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture.

Publications

The Scientific Advisory Board publishes its reports mostly in German but individual reports and (executive) summaries are also available in English: Publications.

Contact

WBAE administrative office Division 721
E-Mail: WBAE@bmel.bund.de

Members

Chair

Prof. Dr. Harald Grethe
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin

Phone: 0049 (0)30 - 2093 46810
Fax: 0049 (0)30 - 2093 46321
E-Mail: grethe@hu-berlin.de
Website: https://www.agrar.hu-berlin.de/en/institut-en/departments/

Vice Chairpersons

  • Dr. Hiltrud Nieberg
    Thünen Institute of Farm economics
    Bundesallee 50
    38116 Braunschweig

    Phone: 0049 (0)531 -596 5101
    Fax: 0049 (0)531 - 596 5199
    E-Mail: hiltrud.nieberg@thuenen.de
    Website: www.thuenen.de

Further Members

  • Prof. Dr. Alfons Balmann
    Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)
    Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
    E-Mail: balmann@iamo.de
    Website: www.iamo.de
  • Prof. Dr. med. Hans Konrad Biesalski
    University of Hohenheim
    Institute of Biological Chemistry and Nutritional Science

    E-Mail: biesal@uni-hohenheim.de

Scientific staff of the WBAE

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