ZEF will receive funds of around 2.5 million euros for the upcoming five years from the International Climate Protection Initiative (IKI) of Germany's Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety. The project aims at enabling experts in West Africa to strengthen the region’s input to the program of the International Council for Biodiversity.» more
The book and its policy lessons were discussed during a public seminar on “Food Price Risks, Food Security, and G20”.» more
Willis Okumu conducted and completed his doctoral research at ZEF. His research was funded by DAAD and the Right Livelihood Campus at ZEF.» more
The Ghanaian-German Centre for Development Studies (GGCDS) offers seven PhD-Positions at the University of Ghana, starting in August 2017. Qualified persons can apply for a four-year full-time PhD Program in Development Studies as of August 2017. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017.» more
In the 2016 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report of the University of Pennsylvania, ZEF was again ranked among the world's leading think tanks.» more
The Food Monitor website was launched on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The Food Monitor is an early warning system providing near to real-time information about global market developments, food price volatility and global food supplies.
Bonn/Berlin, January 16, 2017. Research leaders coming together under the T20, a network of Think Tanks from the G20 countries. In a policy brief prepared for the gathering of G20 Agriculture Ministers during the Green Week in Berlin, January 20-22, 2017, they stress that sustainable agriculture can only be achieved if land, water and energy are considered jointly in policies, not in isolation.» more