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Johann Kirsten

Johann Frederick Kirsten

Professor & Head: University of Pretoria


Born 22-12-1961 in Cape Town South Africa

Johann Kirsten is an Associate Editor at Development Southern Africa, and Professor and Head at the University of Pretoria.

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O: (012) 420-3248



Professional details

Current Position(s)

Associate Editor | Development Southern Africa
1999 - present

Professor & Head |
Pretoria | 1998 - present

External Examiner | Department of Agriculture |
1997 - present

External Examiner | Department of Agricultural Economics | University of Venda
1993 - present

External Examiner | Department of Agricultural Economics | University of the North
1993 - present

Lecturer | Agricultural Development
1992 - present


Previous Position(s)

Associate Editor | Agrekon
1999 - 2001

Associate Professor |
Pretoria | 1996 - 1997

Head |
Pretoria | 1996 - 1997

External Examiner | PhD Thesis
1995 - 2002

Senior Lecturer |
Pretoria | 1995 - 1996

Short term consultant | Agriculture & Natural Resources Division, World Bank
Washington DC | 1994 - 1995

Agricultural Economist | Department of Agriculture, Directorate Marketing | Government of South Africa
1992 - 1992

Lecturer |
Pretoria | 1992 - 1994

External Examiner | M-Dissertations
1992 - 2003

Agricultural Economist | Department of Agriculture, Directorate Marketing | Government of South Africa
1989 - 1989

Agricultural Economist | Department of Agriculture, Directorate Agricultural Economics | Government of South Africa
1987 - 1988

Educational history

Tertiary

University of Pretoria

Completed 1989

Master of Science

University of Pretoria

Completed 1994

Doctor of Philosophy

Completed 1983

Bachelor of Science

Completed 1984

Bachelor of Science

Achievements

Awards

NRF rating:C1

Fullbright African reader Scholarship

BP Agricultural Research Scholarship

Standard Bank/AEASA Prize for the Best Published Article in a Journal other than Agrekon (co-winner)

Volkskas Prize for the Best Contributed Paper at the Annual AEASA Conference

Merit Bursary for PhD study | Centre for Science Development, Human Sciences Research Council

George Farrar Bursary for post-graduate Research

SJJ de Swardt-Agrekon Award for best publication in Agrekon

media exposure

book | Standard Bank, Johannesburg | 1999

Ed

book | Francolin Press, Cape Town | 1998

Author

book | Oxford University Press, Cape Town | 1996

Ed

Activities

Memberships

Economics Society of SA

Member

International Association of Agriculture Economists

Member

American Agricultural Economics Association

Member

Agricultural Economics Society, UK

Member

Agricultural Economics Association of SA

Member

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