Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Agricultural Economics

Dr. Caroline Hambloch


Foto:Norbert Hambloch

Scientific Staff

Room 1136






Short Bio

  • Since 09/2021 Scientific Staff at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 2019-2021 Value chain researcher, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Aris Tropics (ICRISAT), Lilongwe, Malawi
  • 2015-2019 PhD in Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, United Kingdom. PhD Thesis Title: Palming the Grains: A Critical Investigation into the Political Economy of the Palm Oil Industries in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines
  • 2013-2015 MCs in Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. MCs Thesis Title: Smallholders' Integration into the Value Chains - Exclusion of Inclusion? A Case Study of Mango Smallholders in the Philippines


Research Interests

  • Global value chains / global production networks, focus on agri-food sector
  • Governance and political economy; contract farming
  • Rural development, resilience, social justice
  • Food systems and nutrition
  • Sustainability standards and certification