ZEF - Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, E-NEWSLETTER 03/2021, September 30, 2021
We are honored to welcome Prof. Dr.Matin Qaim as successor to Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun as new ZEF Director for the Department of Economic and technological Change. 
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Read the latest blog post by Arslan Waheed about his doctoral research in Pakistan and Brazil. Arslan obtained his doctoral degree from Bonn University's Faculty of Arts on August 27, 2021.

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This research by Will Kampmann and Oliver Kirui shows what steps could be taken to better engage Farmer organizations (FOs) in Africa in the development of agricultural transformation policies.

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Achieving sustainable wheat self-sufficiency in Egypt: This research, a case study in the River Nile delta, conducted by ZEF doctoral student Ahmed Abdalla is part of the Right Livelihood College (RLC) Programme at ZEF.

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The Science Reader for the UNFSS 2021 has been released which features research by the Scientific Group and its global partners in support of Summit action agendas. The Reader brings research-based, state-of-the-art, solution-oriented knowledge and evidence to inform the transformation of contemporary food systems to achieve more sustainable, equitable and resilient food systems. It is available for download at bit.ly/ScGrReader.
You can also find a related blog post by the Chair and Co-Chairs of the Scientific Group at bit.ly/ScKnowScGr.
Please feel encouraged to share the Science Reader in your communities. It will also be useful for future Food systems dialogues.  
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ZEF Working Paper No. 209 - Understanding Strategic Decisions of Digital Agricultural Platform Companies. Six Case Studies of Sub-Saharan African Platforms

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ZEF Working Paper No. 210 - Deforestation in Tinigua National Natural Park: Socio-environmental consequences of the Peace Agreement in Colombia

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