Working Group Knowledge Systems and Innovation

Office address: Gregor-Mendel-Strasse 33, 1180 Vienna

Phone: (+43)1/47654-93349

E-Mail: gabriela.albarracin(at)


Resumé and Research Interest

Gabriela Albarracin's main research interests are organic farming, agroecology, sustainable agriculture,
knowledge management, agrobiodiversity and rural development.

She completed her Master Studies in Agricultural Economics at the Humboldt University of Berlin,
Germany. Under the scheme of Erasmus Training Mobility, she gained practical work experience for one
year at the United Nations in Vienna.

She has been trained on Management of Development Projects, at the Centre for Rural Development
(SLE)-Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany.

Since October 2017 she studies the role of agrobiodiversity for the Management Policy of the Biosphere
Reserve "Oxapampa-Ashäninka-Yanesha" (Peru) based upon the inhabitants' local knowledge and
available global scientific knowledge. The project is funded by the Man and the Biosphere Programme
(UNESCO) and the Austrian Academy of Sciences.