Carolin Müller

Responsibilities at the SLE
Research Associate

SLE Research: Sustainability of modern agri-food systems (AES) - requirements for the development and promotion of agri-food value chains in development cooperation.

SLE TRAINING: Training coordination and communication; support of trainers in the implementation of new online training (online tools; e.g. Zoom, Mural, Moodle); public relations; social media management and web design

Professionale profile


Research focus: Value chains; food security; sustainable natural resource management.

Research interests: Rural and agricultural development; climate change adaptation; human-environment relations; development effectiveness.

Short Curriculum Vitae
Since 06/2020

Research Assistant for SLE RESEARCH and Training Coordination Assistant for SLE TRAINING, Centre for Rural Development, Albrecht Daniel Thaer Institute, Faculty of Life Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin


Master's programme, Geographical Development Research (1.3) at the
Free University of Berlin

Thesis: Does value chain integration provide a suitable development instrument for farmers? – An analysis of opportunities and limitations of donor-driven interventions in maize production in Brong-Ahafo, Ghana (1.0)

2019 - 2020

Freelancer at the Centre for Rural Development, Berlin: web design, social media management (website, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn); creation of social media campaigns for SLE STUDIUM and online content (Adobe Spark, InDesign, Photoshop); preparation and organisation of teaching materials.

2018 Research Internship: Agriculture & Finance Consultants (AFC) - Green Innovation Centre in Agri-Food, Ghana (GIAE) - Maize Value Chain.
2017 - 2018

Internship: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) - Green Innovation Centre in Agri-Food, Ghana (GIAE) - Maize and Rice Value Chains

2016 - 2017

Student assistant at the Innovation Centre for Mobility and Social Change (InnoZ GmbH), Berlin - User Centred Solutions


Bachelor's degree, Geography (1.7) at the Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen

Thesis: Study-related CO2 emissions of an average student in geography - investigation of transport-related CO2 emissions based on commuting behaviour and compulsory courses at the Eberhard-Karls University of Tübingen (1.0)

Selected Publications


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