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Dr Uwe Grewer

Name Uwe Grewer
Pronoun He/Him/His
Position Research Fellow (Bio-Economic Modelling)
Section Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Systems (Research)
Office D203
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1414
Extension 1414
Qualifications BSociology Mannheim , MRuralDev Ghent , PhD Qld
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I am a researcher in agricultural development economics and bio-physical modelling of farming systems. My core research interests focus on the economics of drought as well as the interlinkages between environmental sustainability and socio-economic outcomes of farming systems. My current research analyses if selected crop rotations prove to be generally more drought-resilient than others and provide farmers with a higher and more stable farm income. I also investigate which decision thresholds are suitable for deciding when to engage in opportunistic intensification in wet periods and fallowing in dry periods. My ongoing research in sub-Saharan Africa investigates how the effectiveness of agricultural intensification and of climate adaptation measures varies across spatial gradients. My research aims to inform agricultural extension policies at the sub-national level. As core methodologies, I am utilising crop modelling, econometrics, mathematical programming, and data science.

  • Agricultural Economics ( 380101 )
  • Applied Economics ( 380100 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )
  • Agricultural Systems Analysis And Modelling ( 300207 )
  • Agricultural Spatial Analysis And Modelling ( 300206 )

Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES)

  • Institute for Life Sciences and the Environment (ILSE)
  • Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Systems (CSAS)

AGR8002 Emerging Technologies in Agriculture