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Curriculum vitae

John Sumelius is professor in Production Economics and Farm Management. His expertise includes Production Economics, Farm Management, Agricultural Policy, Rural Development, Agri-environmental issues, Econometrics, Food security and agricultural development in the developing world. The expertise covers quite a broad range of issues relating to both farm level and sector level agricultural development and rural development. More specific expertise covers the economic analysis of farms and rural industries, productivity, efficiency, rural livelihoods, food security, rural poverty, renewable resource policies, co-operatives and producer organizations.

He has supervised 10 doctoral theses. He has participated in five EU framework programs projects, has been evaluator of EU research programmes seven times, assessor of the University education of Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Swedish Higher Education Authority 2012-2013, consultant for FAO and AgriCord.  He has participated in five EU framework programs projects, has been evaluator of EU research programmes. Recent research projects he has been responsible for include  Agricultural externalities and implications for policy of the integration of environmental concerns into production: comparative analysis in Finland and China (Finnish Society for Sciences and Letters),  Co-operatives as a Tool for Poverty Reduction and Promoting Business in Tanzania (Finnish Foreign Ministry).  SARD-CLIMATE Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development with focus on food security within a climate change setting (Finnish Foreign Ministry. He is a fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry since 2009 and of the Finnish Association of Science and Letters since 2003.

Keywords

  • 512 Business and Management
  • 4111 Agronomy
  • 5203 Development Studies

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 1984 2019

Näkökulmia vastuulliseen sijoittamiseen maatalous- ja elintarvikesektorilla

Wanhalinna, V. S., Sievänen, R. J. M., Chen, Q., Nikkinen, J. T. & Sumelius, J. H., 2019, In : Yritysetiikka. 11, 1, p. 10-33 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Determinants of on-farm diversification in Bangladesh.

Rehan, S. F., Sumelius, J. H. & Bäckman, S. T., 2017, In : International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology. 13, 3, p. 294-313 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Liiketaloustiede tuottaa työkaluja maatilayritysten johtamiseen

Sipiläinen, T. A. I., Sumelius, J. H., Ryhänen, M. J. & Rantamäki-Lahtinen, L. M., 2017, Maailma muuttuu - muuttuuko maatalous? . Seppänen, M. & Kymäläinen, H-R. (eds.). 2 ed. Unigrafia, 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Nitrogen use and the integration of environmental concerns into production

Chen, Q., Bäckman, S. & Sumelius, J., 2016, In : International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology. 12, 1, p. 53-76 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2002 2021

Datasets

Activities 1992 2019

23rd Conference of International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research

John Sumelius (Attendee)
4 Jun 20197 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Co-supervisor of Doctoral Thesis

John Sumelius (Supervisor)
Jan 2019 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Sustainability (Journal)

John Sumelius (Reviewer)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

European Commission Research Executive Agency (External organisation)

John Sumelius (Board member)
Feb 2019Apr 2019

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in review committee

Member of folllow-up doctoral thesis committee of Linda Rosengren

John Sumelius (Supervisor)
Apr 2019 → …

Activity: Examination typesMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group

Press / Media

Vad beror hunger på? World Food Day. Radio aktuellt nyheter

John Sumelius

17/10/2011

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Sveriges Radio Sisuradio

John Sumelius

01/06/2011

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media