Ute Dietrich

Program Coordinator

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Phone: +49 (0) 5542 607 0 / 30

Training Ute Dietrich studied agricultural engineering and resource management at the Universities of Kassel at Witzenhausen and Edinburgh/Scotland. She specialised in organic agriculture and livestock sciences with emphasis on tropical production systems and on the management of human, financial and natural resources. Another focus of her studies was municipal waste management.
Career and working experience She worked in several projects on organic agriculture in Brazil and Germany (1986-2002) and had numerous short-term assignments in municipal waste management projects. From 1990 to 1993, she was part of the teaching staff at Tutume Senior Secondary School in Botswana. After the birth of her daughter in 1995, she worked as free-lance translator for scientific texts and as coordinator for scientific projects, conferences and events on organic agriculture. Since 2004, she is programme coordinator for DITSL's training programmes. She is also responsible for the management of DITSL's facilities and financial and human resources.
Focus Her main interest is on teaching and training issues. She is at present participating in a Professional Training in Transactional Analysis (DGTA Certificate). Besides, she is actively involved in the conservation of animal genetic resources in Europe.
Current Projects
  • WeltGarten Witzenhausen - Global learning and education for sustainable development for pupils and multipliers [» Website]
  • DITSL certificate education courses on Quality Management and Marketing of Organic Products and on Certification and Accreditation [link]
  • Training courses on organic agriculture in Saudi Arabia and Eastern Europe
  • Conservation of animal genetic resources in Europe
  • Development of educational activities for the "Ethnological Collection" Witzenhausen