ZEF - Center for Development Research, Bonn - Events July 2019 & Highlights June 2019


with Guatemalan human rights activist and Laureate of the Right Livelihood Award, Helen Mack Chang
watch Video here.

Labor-intensive public works programs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experiences and implications for employment policies

Working paper by Tekalign Gutu Sakketa and Joachim von Braun
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Tuesday, July 2, 2019   l  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tibet Colloquium: Conducting Qualitative Research in Remote Himalayan Regions

Venue: Uni Bonn Main Building, Lecture Hall VII (1. Floor)
Speaker: Sebastian Forneck (ZEF Junior Researcher)

More Information here.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019   l  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Public Panel and Discussion: Sustainable development vs. local livelihoods? – ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ talk on alternative development pathways in Africa

Venue: Haus der Bildung (VHS), Adult Education Center, Mülheimer Platz 1, 53111 Bonn
Jumanta Gakelebone
, First People of the Kalahari (ʻAlternative Nobelprizeʼ), Botswana
Dr. David Amudavi, Director of Biovision Africa Trust (ʻAlternative Nobelprizeʼ), Kenya
Dr. Juliet Wanjiku Kamau, Research Associate, Development Geography, Bonn University, Kenya
Dr. Fidelis Allen, Associate Professor, RLC Campus at Port Harcourt University, Nigeria

Please register via: presse.zef(at)uni-bonn.de
More Information here.

Thursday, July 4, 2019   l  1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Public Lecture: Livestock, climate, diets – what are the options?

Speaker: Henning Steinfeld (Chief of FAO Livestock Information, Sector Analysis and Policy Branch)
Venue: ZEF, Genscherallee 3, 53113 Bonn. Right Conference Room. More Information here.
Friday, July 5, 2019 l 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ZEF Colloquium:  Sustainable pest management in African agriculture: evidence of the role of Plantwise

Speaker: Dr. Justice Tambo (ZEF Alumnus, who is currently working at CABI as a Socio-Economist)
Venue: ZEF, Right Conference Room (Ground floor), Genscherallee 3, 53113 Bonn
More information here

ZEF Event Highlights 06/2019
June 25
Launch Event of the bonnallianceICB

The bonnallianceICB was now officially launched with presentations, workshops and Q&A sessions.
State Secretary Annette Storsberg or Mayor
Ashok-Alexander Sridharan were among the speakers.
Find more information and photos of the event here.
Find newspaper articles here and here.

[Photo by:
Kehrein ]
June 24
Seminar co-organized by UNRISD on Transforming Adaption to Climate Change in Coastal Cities

Based on examples from Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, and Jakarta, Indonesia, the speakers at this seminar discussed issues of land rights and informality that shape uneven vulnerability to climate change in coastal zones, and highlighted the need for more integrated and transformative approaches to adaptation.
More information please find here.

June 19
Public Event / UNFCCC side event: Ensuring Climate Action in Forests is Stable and Resilient 

This event discussed why it is important to prioritize the protection and restoration of primary forests for climate change mitigation and adaptation and took place on the occasion of a SBSTTA (Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice) meeting of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Find more information and the presentations here.
Find the video footage of the event here.
Find photos of the event here.
June 18
UNFCCC side event: UN Sustainable Gastronomy Day / Making Food Compatible with the Paris Agreement  

Dr. Sarah Nischalke (ZEF Senior Researcher) talked, among other speakers, about edible insects.  
Find more information here.
Find the video footage of the event here.
[Photo by UNFCCC]
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