Dr. Jan-Niklas Bamler

Degrees / expertise

Diplom Geograph


Bamler, J.-N. Market Structures and Sustainable Livelihoods Interactions, Implications and Opportunities for Tomato Farmers at the Tono Irrigation Scheme (Navrongo, Ghana). Unpublished Master thesis at Christian Albrechts Universität zu Kiel.


Bamler, J. 2016. Value for the Vulnerable? Sustainable Smallholder Development in Northern Ghana and the Value Chains of Rice (Tomato and Chili). Doctoral Thesis at Geography, University of Köln. Further Information


Bamler, J.-N.. 2013. Von Generalisten und Opportunisten: (Über-)Lebensstrategien und gesellschaftliche Entwicklungshemmnisse im Norden Ghanas. Geographische Rundschau, 65 (10): forthcoming.
Eguavoen, I., J.-N. Bamler, A. Germer, K. Schulz and J. Wahren. 2013. The politics of adaptation in Burkina Faso and Ghana.


Bamler, J.-N.. 2010. Italienische Verhältnisse: Auf der Suche nach dem ghanaischen Tomatenmarkt. FoodFirst, 2: 1. Download [PDF]
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Research themes
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Social and cultural change and adaption
  • Economic change and vulnerability
Research countries
  • Ghana
Research topic
Value Chains, Sustainable Livelihoods, Vulnerability Analysis
Working groups

WASCAL Core Research Program (WP 3.3.): "Farmers' Perceptions & Adaptation Strategies"

Professional experience

- Qualitative research

- Event management

- Documentary film production


Diplom Geograph

Funding institutions
Doctoral research funded by

Jan-Niklas Bamler

Former Junior Researcher