Heike Baumüller

PhD, Senior Researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn

PhD, Senior Researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn

Heike Baumüller

Biography

Dr Heike Baumüller coordinates ZEF’s Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation (PARI). In her research, she focuses on the role of information and communication technologies in increasing the productivity and income of smallholder farmers in Africa. She holds a PhD in Agricultural Sciences from the University of Bonn and a Master of Environmental Studies from Macquarie University, Sydney.

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Rural areas in Africa continue to suffer from poorly developed infrastructure, weak extension services and limited job and income opportunities. Many smallholder farmers face challenges in accessing information on farming methods, weather trends or prices.

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