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Dr. Monika Kesting

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Dr. Kesting is a Senior Expert of EuroCARE GmbH. She graduated in Agricultural Sciences at the University of Bonn, where she also received a PhD in 1997. With a sound working background as System Analyst and Modeler in the private sector (TNT Express, a former transport company and consultancy), she gathered experience in transforming real problems into modelling approaches. The establishment of extensive data and information systems have always been part of her career, also in China where she was working for the Agricultural Information Center for two years. Dr. Kesting has been a member of the EuroCARE team since July 2015. During the last year, her main subject has been the integration of carbon effects due to land use changes in the CAPRI model.


Fields of Work

  • Programming of CAPRI modules
  • Database management
  • Reporting



1997PhD in Agricultural Sciences (Dr. agr.), University of Bonn
1988Diploma in Agricultural Sciences, University of Bonn


Work experience

Since 07/2015Senior Expert, EuroCARE GmbH Bonn
07/2013 - 06/2015Scientific Assistant, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn
08/1998 - 06/2013System Analyst for Infrastructure Planning, TNT Express, Troisdorf
06/1996 - 02/1997Cost Controller (Operations), GD Express, Troisdorf
02/1995 - 05/1996System Analyst, GD Express, Troisdorf
03/1990 - 12/1994Short Time Expert in China, Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation, Agricultural Information Center Harbin, China
02/1992 - 08/1992System Analyst, Institute for Agricultural Sector Analysis (ASA), Bonn
06/1991 - 01/1992Project Controller at the Asian Department, Welthungerhilfe Bonn