• Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2010: from the left Dr. Kumar (Substitution of award winner Giulia Secondini), Johanna Jacobi, Prof. M. Zeller (Substitution of award winner Soo Mee Baumann), Prof. Dr. U. Grote
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award Ceremony 2010 at ETH Zurich
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2010: Award winner Johanna Jacobi
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2010: Laudator Prof. Dr. U. Grote
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2010: Certificate handed over by Dr. A. Fadani to award winner Johanna Jacobi
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2010: ÜCertificate handed over by Dr. A. Fadani to Dr. Kumar (Substitution of award winner Giulia Secondini)
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2010: Certificate handed over by Dr. A. Fadani to Prof. Dr. M. Zeller (Substitution of award winner Soo Mee Baumann)
  • AWARD WINNER 2010

    Giulia Secondini
    Humboldt-University of Berlin, 2009
    “The Role of Services for Small Farmers’ Agricultural Growth. A study of Maddur taluk, in Mandya district, Karnataka, India”
    ► Summary as View-PDF

    Johanna Jacobi
    University of Freiburg, 2009
    “Agricultural Biodiversity as a Livelihood Strategy? The Case of Wastewater-Irrigated Vegetable Cultivation along the Musi River in Periurban Hyderabad, India”
    ► Summary as View-PDF

    Soo Mee Baumann
    University of Hohenheim, 2009
    “Measuring Food Security in Laos. Validation of the World Food Programme’s Food Consumption Score for the Lao Context”
    ► Summary as View-PDF


    The prize was awarded on September 14, 2010 at the Tropentag at ETH Zurich in Switzerland. The award winners received Euro 2,500 each for their master thesis, which is a recognizable contribution to the improvement of the nutritional situation in developing countries.