Final Thesises in collaboration with the IFCN

IFCN

The following topics are currently available:

 

  • Dairy Farm Economics:  Future Dairy farms in various countries around the world.
     
     Evaluation of a survey of IFCN in 40 countries - further details should be discussed with T. Hemme.

 

  • Dairy Market Analysis: Analysis of the change in milk supply, including any milk / feed price fluctuations, development of a forecast model.
    This work is based on a dataset of the IFCN 2006 - 2015 monthly data in 60 countries - further details should be discussed with T. Hemme.

 

  • Dairy Farm Structure Analysis: Analysis of the structure of milk production in ca. 50 countries and developing a forecasting model for future developments.
    This work is based on a dataset of the IFCN 1996 - 2014 annual data from 50 countries - further details should be discussed with T. Hemme.

 

  • Sustainability and resilience in dairy farming world wide: How to integrate these two topics, check out different indicators and then develop a new tool where both areas are integrated, and which can easily be applied with our standard IFCN data - further details can be discussed

 

  • Price circles in the dairy world: Literature review on price cycles in agriculture markets, Apply price circle theories like the Cobweb theory or other to dairy price developments (Developments after abolishment of the quota 2015 indicate that we have developments of dairy prices following something like described in the Cobweb model or other) - further details can be discussed