Dr. Lilliana Stefanovic holds a diploma in agricultural sciences and a joint international M.Sc. degree in International Food Business and Consumer Studies of the University of Kassel and Fulda University of Applied Sciences. In March 2021 Lilliana has successfully completed her PhD on the topic “Basis for monitoring the performance of sustainable development goals in organic food systems: A first approximation”. The PhD has been part of the cooperative graduate platform “Food economy and technology” of the University of Kassel and Fulda University of Applied Sciences financed by the Federal Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Sciences and the Arts. Lilliana’s research is focused on analysing the transformative potential of organic food systems vis-à-vis the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Since 2013 Lilliana has been teaching in international master degree programs at the University of Kassel and Fulda University of Applied Sciences (study modules “Sustainable Consumption“, “Sustainable Nutrition“ / “Sustainable Diets” and “Recent Developments in Food and Nutritional Sciences“). Lilliana is a research associate at the Department of Organic Food Quality and Food Culture of the University of Kassel. She coordinates the research project “The Organic Food System: How can organic/biodynamic food systems contribute to the societal transformation towards sustainability?” funded by the Software Foundation AG.
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