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Akansha Mishra





Senckenbergstraße 3
35390 Gießen

Akansha Mishra is a PhD researcher in the Department of Agricultural Sciences, Nutritional Sciences and Environmental Management at Justus Liebig University. She started her PhD in Oct 2022 under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Wencke Gwodz, as an IPPAE (International PhD Program for Agricultural Economics, Bioeconomy and Sustainable Food Systems) scholar. She has a Master's in Organic Agriculture and Food Systems from the University of Hohenheim. Her past work experience includes working with FAO, WFP and Nestle. She is skilled in the area of nutrition-sensitive programming, knowledge management, food safety and quality assurance. Her PhD research is focused on identifying the motivation behind unhealthy eating behaviours in India.

Resesarch priorities

  • Eating Behaviour
  • Social Practices
  • Behaviour Change
  • Consumer Behaviour

Daten zur Vita

2022 - present PhD Researcher in Agrarökonomie, Bioökonomie und nachhaltigen Lebensmittelsystemen - IPPAE, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen 
2020 - 2021 Consultant with Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the UN, Bangkok and Bangladesh
2019 Nutrition Specialist,, Germany
2017 - 2019 Consultant with the UN World Food Programme, Middle East and North Africa Region
2017 Internship with EcoRuralis, Romania
2016            Research Intern with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Kenya
2012 - 2017 Master of Science (MS) in Organic Agriculture and Food Systems, University of Hohenheim, Germany
2012 - 2014

Sensory Analyst, Firmenich Aromatics India Limited, India

2010 - 2012 Quality Assurance Officer, Nestle, India
2006 - 2010 Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Food Technology, Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, India