Board Member

Dagmar Mithöfer is Professor for Agrifood Chain Management at the Thaer Institute at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Her research interests include topics in agrifood chain development and management; sustainability standards; sustainability and business management; impact assessments; rural development. She is interested in the organisation of supply chains and linkages between actors in local, regional and international markets. The agrifood chain management group currently is involved in multiple research projects on emerging food resources such as African indigenous fruits, African indigenous vegetables and edible insects. The group also conducts research on the emergence of global value chains and sustainability standards.

Dagmar has been a Member of IRI THESys since April 2022.

Research Interests

  • Organization of agrifood chains
  • Sustainable agrifood chain development, management and governance
  • Sustainability standards
  • Impact assessment
  • Rural development & food security


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