Prof Dr Raquel Breitenbach | Sustainable Agricultural | Excellence in Research

Professor at  IFRS, Brazil

Raquel Breitenbach is an accomplished educator, extensionist, and researcher at the Federal Institute of Education, Science, and Technology of Rio Grande do Sul – Campus Sertão. With a solid academic background, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Rural Development and Agribusiness Management, a Teaching degree in the same field, a Master’s degree, and a Ph.D., all obtained from the Federal University of Santa Maria.

 

Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

Education/Degree:

  • Ph.D. in Rural Extension, UFSM, 2011-2012
  • Master’s in Rural Extension, UFSM, 2006-2008
  • Bachelor’s in Rural Development and Agribusiness Management, UERGS, 2002-2005

🌱 Research Projects:

Sustainable development in the Alto Uruguai region. Local food production and governance in high-end Brazilian restaurants. Business plan application in a family winery and development of wine tourism experiences

🏆 Awards and Titles:

Excellence in academic performance (2006-2010). Featured in the 7th Research, Extension, and Teaching Salon of IFRS (2022)

👩‍💼 Professional Experience:

Government Employee at IFRS since 2010. Engaged in various research projects, managerial positions, and academic committees

👨‍🔬 Research Focus:

Raquel Breitenbach’s research primarily focuses on the dynamics of generational succession in agriculture, especially among young rural women studying agrarian sciences. Her work delves into gender differences and emotional aspects influencing family farm business succession in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. She explores the intersection of innovation and sustainability in agroecological practices within family farming. Raquel also contributes to discussions on the legal and informal aspects of cheese marketing in southern Brazil and investigates factors influencing flexitarian choices in reducing meat consumption. Her research sheds light on the significance of the National School Feeding Program for the empowerment of rural women. 🌾👩‍🌾👩‍🔬🚜

Publications Top Notes:

  1. Generational succession in agriculture: academic debate and scientific trends
    • Authors: Boscardin, M., Breitenbach, R., Vaz, F.N.
    • Published in: Ciencia Rural, 2024, 54(5), e20220363
  2. Should I stay or should I go? Gender differences and factors influencing family farm business succession in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    • Authors: Breitenbach, R., Foguesatto, C.R.
    • Published in: Land Use Policy, 2023, 128, 106597
  3. “I DECIDED TO STAY”: EMOTIONAL ASPECTS AS DETERMINING FACTORS OF THE SUCCESSION PROCESS IN IPIRANGA DO SUL/RS
    • Authors: Breitenbach, R., Dallagnol, R.P., Troian, A.
    • Published in: Revista Brasileira de Gestao e Desenvolvimento Regional, 2023, 19(1), pp. 101–122
  4. O que influencia os flexitarianos a reduzir o consumo de carne no Brasil?
    • Authors: Boscardin, M., Dorr, A.C., Breitenbach, R., Brandão, J.B.
    • Published in: Estudos Avancados, 2023, 37(109), pp. 243–260
  5. Young rural women students of agricultural sciences: do they not want or do not have the opportunity to be successors?
    • Author: Breitenbach, R.
    • Published in: Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 2023, 62(1), e262212
  6. To be or not to be a successor? The aspirations of the rural youth of Rio Grande do Sul
    • Authors: Breitenbach, R., Corazza, G.
    • Published in: Revista Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Ninez y Juventud, 2021, 19(3)

 

 

Raquel Breitenbach | Sustainable Agricultural | Excellence in Research

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