Dr. Heike Baumüller

Research themes
  • Renewable energy
  • Institutions
Research countries
  • Burkina Faso
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Zambia
  • Nigeria
  • Cameroon
  • Benin
  • Mali
  • Togo
Research projects

PARI - Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation

TIGA - Ex-ante technology assessment and farm household segmentation for inclusive poverty reduction and sustainable productivity growth in agriculture

MARGIP - Marginality Reduction for Enhanced Investments for and with the Poorest

Professional experience

Senior Research Fellow, Chatham House, London

Southeast Asia Coordinator, Trade Knowledge Network, Phnom Penh

Programme Manager, Environment and Natural Resources, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, Geneva

Degrees

PhD Agricultural Sciences, Center for Development Research, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn

Master of Environmental Studies, Macquarie University, Australia

BSc Hons Cognitive Science, University of Exeter, UK

2017

Baumüller, H. 2017. Towards Smart Farming? Mobile Technology Trends and their Potential for Developing Country Agriculture. In: K.E. Skouby, I. Williams and A. Gyamfi (eds.): Handbook for ICT in developing countries: 5G perspectives. River Publishers. 191-201.

2016

Baumüller, H. 2016. Are mAgriculture applications living up to expectations? A critical review of empiricial evidence and methodologies (Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on M4D Mobile Communication Technology for Development). Further Information
Baumüller, H. 2016. Agricultural Service Delivery Through Mobile Phones: Local Innovation and Technological Opportunities in Kenya. In: F.W. Gatzweiler and J. von Braun (eds.): Technological and Institutional Innovations for Marginalized Smallholders in Agricultural Development. Springer. 143-159. (Open Acess) Further Information

2015

Baumüller, H. 2015. Assessing the Role of Mobile Phones in Offering Price Information and Market Linkages: The Case of M-Farm in Kenya. The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 68 (6): 1-16. Further Information
Baumüller, H. 2015. Agricultural Innovation and Service Delivery through Mobile Phones: Analyses in Kenya. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture. University of Bonn Further Information

2014

Baumüller, H., Husmann, C. and von Braun, J. 2014. Innovative Business Approaches for the Reduction of Extreme Poverty and Marginality?. In: J. von Braun and F. Gatzweiler (eds.): Marginality: Addressing the Nexus of Poverty, Exclusion and Ecology. Springer. 331-351. (Open Acess) Further Information
Gatzweiler, F. and Baumüller, H. 2014. Marginality—A Framework for Analyzing Causal Complexities of Poverty. In: J. von Braun and F. Gatzweiler (eds.): Marginality: Addressing the Nexus of Poverty, Exclusion and Ecology. Springer. 27-40. (Open Acess) Further Information

2013

Baumüller, H. 2013. Emerging Technologies and the WTO: Comparing Biotechnology and Nanotechnology Regulations in the EU and the US. In: G. van Calster and D. Prévost (eds.): Research Handbook on Environment, Health and the WTO. Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing. 700-727.
Baumüller, H.. 2013. Mobile Technology Trends and their Potential for Agricultural Development (ZEF Working Paper No. 123). Further Information
Baumüller, H.. 2013. Enhancing smallholder market participation through mobile phone-enabled services: The case of M-Farm in Kenya (paper presented at INFORMATIK 2013).

2012

Baumüller, H.. 2012. Facilitating agricultural technology adoption among the poor: The role of service delivery through mobile phones (ZEF Working Paper No. 93). Further Information
Baumüller, H. and Lazarus, K.. 2012. Agribusiness investments in Laos PDR: Opportunities and Challenges for Poverty Reduction (for Oxfam HK).

2011

Baumüller, H., Donnelly, E., Vines, A. and Weimer M.. 2011. The Effects of Oil Companies’ Activities on the Environment, Health and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa (for Chatham House). Further Information
Baumüller, H., Ladenburger, C. and von Braun, J.. 2011. Innovative Business Approaches for the Reduction of Extreme Poverty and Marginality? (ZEF Working Paper No. 80). Further Information
Gatzweiler, F.W., Baumüller, H., Ladenburger, C. and von Braun, J.. 2011. Marginality: Addressing the Root Causes of Extreme Poverty (ZEF Working Paper No. 77). Further Information

2010

Baumüller, H. 2010. Aligning Climate and Development Agendas in the Mekong Region: Options for Regional Collaboration between Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos (for Chatham House). Further Information
Baumüller, H. 2010. Building a Low Carbon Future for Vietnam: Technological and other needs for climate change mitigation and adaptation (for Chatham House). Further Information
Baumüller. H. 2010. Aligning Climate and Development Agendas in the Mekong Region: Options for Regional Collaboration between Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Further Information

2009

Baumüller, H. 2009. Competing for Business: Sustainable Development Impacts of Investment Incentives in Southeast Asia (for IISD). Further Information

2008

Baumüller, H. 2008. Prospects and drivers for agricultural change in the Mekong region: The case of rubber, rice and sugar (for WWF). Further Information

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Heike Baumüller

Senior Researcher

E-Mail:
hbaumueller(at)uni-bonn.de

Phone:
+49-228-73-6740

Department:
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change