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Institute of

LV Rural Studies

Dipl.-Ing. agr. Peter Kreins

Peter Kreins

Institute of Rural Studies


until December 2022

Work and research focus

  • Use of resources, environment and nature protection
  • Further development of the EU-agricultural policy
  • Model-based policy impact assessment

Additional informations

  • since 01/2004
    Thünen Institute for Rural Areas
  • 1997-2003
    Research Association for Agricultural Policy and Agricultural Sociology e. V., Bonn
  • 1993-1997
    Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Forestry on secondment from the Institute of Farm Economics of the Federal Agricultural Research Centre (FAL), Bundesallee 50, 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    – Application of the regionalized agricultural and environmental information system (RAUMIS) for current
    – Questions of the ministry Establishment and coordination of a model network for policy impact assessment
  • 1990-1993
    Institute for Agricultural Policy, Market Research and Economic Sociology, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Nussallee 21, 53115 Bonn, Germany
    – Development of a Regionalized Agricultural and Environmental Information System for Germany (RAUMIS)
    – Development of a differentiated simulation and monitoring system for the agricultural sector of the former GDR (SIMONA)
    – Application and further development of the single farm model system DIES
  • Head of the project group "Monitoring of the DüV1"
    The project group (PG) "Monitoring of the DüV1" was commissioned by the BMEL2 and BMUV3 to develop a monitoring system to assess the impact of the DüV1. The PG is composed of eight persons from different institutions with expertise in the fields of agriculture and water management
  • State Working Group DüV
    The federal states are directly involved in the development of the detailed concept as well as the monitoring reports and in the application of the monitoring system via the accompanying working group. The accompanying working group is composed of about 30 experts from the federal states from the fields of agriculture and water management. The interim results of the project group "Monitoring of the DüV" are exchanged, coordinated and documented with the accompanying working group
  • Member of the fertilizer monitoring steering group
    The federal-state steering committee, which is chaired by BMEL2 and BMU3, consists of representatives of the states with equal representation from the fields of agriculture and water management. The results of the coordination process between the project group "Monitoring of the DüV1" and the monitoring working group are forwarded as a proposal to the federal-state steering committe



  • GEWISOLA: Society for Economic and Social Sciences of Agriculture e. V.
  • Doctoral Module Agricultural Economics: "Model-based policy impact assessment of agricultural policy"
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