Henning Steinfeld

Henning Steinfeld, MS, PhD

Visiting Fellow

473 Via Ortega, Room 369
Stanford, CA 94305-4205

(650) 721-2220 (voice)
(650) 725-1992 (fax)

Research Interests

Livestock sector analysis, information systems and policy; poverty reduction; environmental sustainability; animal health economics and policy; food safety.


Henning Steinfeld is head of the livestock sector analysis and policy branch at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN in Rome, Italy. He has been working on agricultural and livestock policy for the last 15 years, in particular focusing on environmental issues, poverty and public health protection. Prior to that, he has worked in agricultural development project in different African countries.

Dr Steinfeld is an agricultural economist and graduated from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany (now Humboldt University).