Berthold Schrimpf

Associated Consultant

Working Languages


Regional Expertise

East Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa, Caucasus, Balkans, South-East Asia, Central Asia

Core competencies

  • Process oriented consultancies
  • Evaluation and analysis of development organisations and their projects
  • Organic agriculture, including bee-keeping and certification
  • Facilitation of processes from relief to development
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Organisational Development


  • “Traditional Food Crisis Coping Mechanisms – a regional perspective from Southern Africa”, Bread for the World online publication, March 2012 (…
  • “Organic Beekeeping in Germany –Standards and Inspection System of Bioland”, Apimondia (International Federation of Beekeepers’ Associations) online publication; Bulgaria, August 2010 (Apimondia)
  • “Local Marketing of Organic Products in Developing Countries – Guidelines for practitioners”, Agrecol Online publication together with Flörchinger, Bernd, Becker & Kotschi, April 2007 (
  • “Advisory services in organic agriculture”, in: ALTERORGANIC, by Kotschi, Bayer, Becker and Schrimpf (editors), Agrecol, Marburg 2003 (
  • • “Bees and bee-keeping in Africa”, in in THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF AFRICAN LIVESTOCK, by Blench and MacDonald, UCL Press, London 2000
  • “Natural Crop Protection – Vietnam: Public-sector research reveals a neglected potential”, in: BIOTECHNOLOGY: BUILDING ON FARMERS KNOWLEDGE, by Bunders, Haverkort and Hiemstra, Macmillan 1997
  • “Working with farmers on natural crop protection”, in: FARMING FOR THE FUTURE, by ILEIA 1992
  • “Natural crop protection, an approach in participation with smallholders in Cameroon”, in: IFOAM-PROCEEDINGS, Ouagadougou 1988
  • Agrecol Online publication (C): Johannes Kotschi, Lea Doobe, Berthold Schrimpf and Ann Waters-Bayer (…): „Enabling Diversity – ways to finance organic plant breeding” Agrecol e.V. Germany, February 2021
  • Bread for the World / Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst, Berlin 2017: Towards Climate-Resilient, Small-Scale Agriculture – Alternatives to “Climate Smart Agriculture” – Outcome document of three partner workshops held in Africa, Asia and Latin America (together with Peter Rottach, Johannes Kotschi and Eike Zaumseil), Berlin 2017…
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