Africa and Middle East Senior Associate
South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, political transformations in Southern Africa, resource governance and responsibility in the supply chain, GIBSA
Since July 2020 Head of Project Transnational Governance of Sustainable Commodity Supply Chains
Since January 2017 Researcher in the Research Division Africa and Middle East
2015 – 2016: Research Fellow, Free University of Berlin
2011 – 2016: PhD student, Free University of Berlin
2011 – 2016: Political analyst/freelancer, focus: resource governance and international environmental governance
Drugs, art, humans, gold – organized criminal networks smuggle illegal products into legal supply chains to then sell them on the European market. Roman Kern and Anne Kathrin Thüringer speak with experts of an international SWP project that takes a closer look at some of these illicit supply chains.
Germany’s Due Diligence Act Is a Good Start
The pandemic has exposed the magnitude of global dependency on supply relationships. Melanie Müller discusses with Candida Splett how the resilience of supply chains can be improved. Human rights are an important aspect.
Despite the Peace Process, A Serious Crisis Looms
The Debate on Land Reform in South Africa
The Covid-19 pandemic has uncovered the weakness of global supply chains
German co-responsibility for human rights in the South African coal sector