Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Agricultural Economics

Dr. rer. agr. Robert Cárcamo Mallen


 

Photo:Claudia Coral

Guest Researcher

Room 1140

 

 

 

 

 


 

Short Bio

  • 2020-present  Guest Researcher at Agrifood Chain Management of the Department of Agricultural Economic, Humboldt-Universität zu  Berlin
  • 2014-2020  Doctor in Agricultural Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Title: Food security and globalization: A case study on livelihoods and food security in Sitala Chiapas, Mexico
  • 2014-2019  Doctoral Certificate Program in Agricultural Economics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 2011-2016  Market Specialist Latin America and Caribbean Region - Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWS NET), Guatemala City. Market analysis and food security in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • 2009-2011  M.Sc. in Regional Studies, Instituto de Investigación, Dr. José Maria Luis Mora, Mexico City, Mexico. Title: Analysis of food security in Mexico's rural communities
  • 2010-2011  Academic stay at Institute for Latin American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2003-2011  Agricultural Economist - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Mexico City. Evaluation of public policies for the rural sector in Mexico
  • 1998-2002  Bachelor in International Trade of Agricultural Products, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico. Title: Analysis of public policies for the coffee sector in Mexico

 

Research Interests

  • Food Securtiy and Globalization
  • Food Security and Climate Change
  • Food Systems and Nutrition
  • Food Market and Trade Analysis
  • Rural Development and Value Chain
  • Latin America Studies

 

Projects

  • European Union Latin America Academic Links  (EULALinks)
  • Rural Society, Economy, and Natural Resources (SERIDAR)

 

Publications

  • Cárcamo, R. (2020). Globalization and Food Security: A case study on livelihoods and food security in Sitalá, Chiapas. Verlag Dr. Koster, Berlin Germany.
  • Coral, C., Bokelmann, W., Bonatti, M., Carcamo, R., & Sieber, S. (2020). Agency and structure: a grounded theory approach to explain land-use change in the Mindo and western foothills of Pichincha, Ecuador. Journal of Land Use Science, 15(4), 547-569. doi:10.1080/1747423X.2020.1811791
  • Rodriguez, L., Cárcamo, R. y Alvarez, A. (2019).  La opción de la producción orgánica ante la crisis del café: el caso de los pequeños productores de Chilón, Chiapas, México. En Revista Sociedades Rurales y Medio Ambiente, Vol. 19. Núm. 37. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Unidad Xochimilco
  • Hofmann-Souki, S., Molina, N., Bokelmann, W., & Cárcamo, R. (2016). Participatory assessment of value chains for diversifying small-scale farms – developing a tool for practitioner-led analysis and innovation. IFSA. London, England.
  • Cárcamo, R. (2014). Espacio global y transformación local: Estudio de caso sobre los efectos en los medios de vida y seguridad alimentaria en el municipio de Sitalá Chiapas, México. 1980-2010. Casa Universitaria Franco-Mexicana.
  • Cárcamo, R. & Álvarez, A. (2014). La seguridad alimentaria. Una visión conceptual. En Revista Sociedades Rurales y Medio Ambiente, Vol. 14. Núm. 27. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Unidad Xochimilco.