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Rainer Weisshaidinger

Sustainability assessment
Doblhoffgasse 7/10
A-1010 Wien 

Phone +43 (0)1 9076313-23

Weisshaidinger Rainer

Activity areas

  • Sustainability assessment
  • Development cooperation and development research
  • Land use and resource management
  • Soil and water protection


Completed projects

  • Development of a voluntary sustainability standard (production) for ornamental plants and fruit trees and bushes
  • Sustainability of the AMA quality seal programme (on behalf of AMA-Marketing GmbH)
  • Development of a marketing concept for organic products (focus: soil and soil protection)

Training / professional career

  • since 2011 Scientific collaborator  FiBL Austria, Vienna
  • since 2012 Lecturer in Landscape Ecology, University of Vienna
  • 2006 - 2010 Program coordinator Sarawak and deputy director Bruno Manser Fund, Basel
  • 2007 PhD at the University of Basel (Topic: nutrient and solid matter transport in small agricultural river catchments)
  • 2001 - 2005 Scientific collaborator and PhD student, University of Basel
  • 1993 - 2000 Studies in Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna