Federal Institute
Agricultural, Environmental and Food Systems

Mag.a PhD Karin HEINSCHINK

Agricultural, Environmental and Food Systems
Dietrichgasse 27
1030 Vienna
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Research associate at the Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Rural and Mountain Research, Vienna/AT (since 2019)
Research associate at the Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Vienna/AT (2013-2018)
Research associate at the Institute for Public Social Responsibility, Vienna/AT (2012)
Research associate at the College of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine at University College Dublin/IE (2008-2011)
Studies of Agricultural Economics at University College Dublin/IE (PhD 2014)
Studies of International Business at the Vienna University of Economics and Business/AT (Mag.rer.soc.oec. 2008)

Main fields of work:

  • Income stabilisation
  • Risk Management
  • Business Management
  • Agricultural Policy
  • Security of supply
  • Agricultural, environmental and food systems

Participation in committees:

  • Award of the Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics for researchers under 35 years (2014)
  • Award of the Reinhold Polster Foundation (2017)

BAB 059/22: Regional agricultural value chains

Initial situation With the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, weaknesses in the Austrian and global economic systems became apparent. The COVID-19 Lessons learnt research project...

BAB 056/22: Applying an agri-food systems approach

Basic principles and an analysis using the example of conflicting goals in land use Initial situation UN Sustainable Development Goals, the European Green Deal (with the "Farm To Fork"...

BAB 038/20: Cultural innovation in the agricultural context

Types and effects of art activities in rural areas on the individual, farm and regional level Initial situation The project aims to record art initiatives in an agricultural context, to present...

BAB 045/20: COVID-19 Lessons learnt

Context With the beginning of the Covi9-19 crisis in March 2020, weaknesses of the Austrian and global economic system became visible. The initiative for the research project was already taken in...

BAB 043/20: Vulnerability of Austrian food production to crises due to the consequences of Covid-19

Initial situation With the "measures" that the federal government has taken to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the food supply of the population, and thus the food value chain, has...

BAB 031/19: Reports on and simulation of revenues and costs subject to changes in prices and quantities

Initial situation In Austria there are currently market-based solutions (options, futures, other derivatives) for stabilising the producer prices of certain agricultural products. However,...

AWI 185/18EU: LIVERUR – The Living Lab concept in rural areas

Initial situation Against the background of the Europe 2020 Strategy (smart, sustainable, inclusive growth) and the challenges of migration from rural regions as well as a high average age of the...

AWI 180/17: Options for stabilising income of agricultural holdings

Initial situation The income of a farm fluctuates because the components of income (volumes, prices, agricultural payments, etc.) also fluctuate. Various influencing factors are cited in...

BAB 011/05: Preparation of the bases for the Green Report and FADN as well as its sci-entific further development

Objective In the Federal Offices Act (Bundesämtergesetz i.d.g.F., § 16), the scope of the Federal Institute for Agriculture and Mining includes cooperation in the preparation of the Green...

BAB 009/04: Development of a model system

Initial situation In the course of reforms of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and with agricultural policy measures in general, certain objectives are pursued, such as the support...
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