Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is a panel of external experts appointed by the Donau Soja Board. The principal role of the SAB is to support the good governance of Donau Soja through the provision of independent scientific advice and challenge. It consists of 9 experienced scientists that are independent of the association and coming from research facilities, universities, advisory services and NGOs.


About its work

You can find the Terms of Reference here. They describe the purpose and general procedures.


Who are the members?

 Secretariat: Leopold Rittler


Dr. Svetlana Balesevic-TubicInstitute of Field and Vegetable Crops in Novi Sad, Serbia
Prof. Franc BavecFaculty of Agriculture and Life Science, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Dr. Marion GirardAgroscope, Switzerland
Dr. Volker HahnUniversity of Hohenheim, Assistant Director of the State Plant Breeding Institute, Germany
Prof. Svitlana Kalenska National University of Life and Enviromental Sciences of Ukraine
DI. Christian KrumphuberAgricultural Chamber of Upper Austria, Austria
Dr. Robert SchätzlBavarian State Research Center for Agriculture (LfL Bavaria), Germany
Dr. Johann VollmannUniversity of Natural Resources and Life Science, Vienna, Austria