Welcome to the Right Livelihood College Campus Bonn!

Linking the Right Livelihood Award ("Alternative Nobel Prize") Winners with applied and interdisciplinary research and education

The Right Livelihood College (RLC) is a global education and research initiative of universities and the Right Livelihood Award Foundation, also known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize". The RLC promotes and implements transdisciplinary education and research on social justice, poverty and inequality reduction, and environmental sustainability together with laureates of the “Alternative Nobel Prize”.      

RLC Public Talk with Laureates Tony Rinaudo and Wycliffe Matika in Bonn

On the occasion of the workshop “Greening the Future: Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry in African and Asian Drylands”, organised by the RLC Bonn, two Right Livelihood Award Laureates will share their experiences in natural regeneration and environmental conservation in Africa:

  • Tony Rinaudo,  Principle Advisor – Natural Resources at World Vision Australia and pioneer of the reforestation technique Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR), Right Livelihood Award 2018
  • Wycliffe Matika, Director – Resource Mobilization of The Green Belt Movement founded by Wangari Maathai, Right Livelihood Award 1984

Date: September 17, 2019, 6 PM
Venue: Old Town Hall of the City of Bonn (Altes Rathaus), Markt 2, 53111 Bonn

The event will be free of charge and held in English.

Kindly register your participation via e-mail: presse.zef(at)uni-bonn.de

“Greening the future” – Workshop with Tony Rinaudo & The Green Belt Movement

From September 15-19, 2019, the RLC Campus Bonn will organise an international workshop on “Greening the future: Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry in African and Asian Drylands”, with Australian agronomist Tony Rinaudo (Right Livelihood Award 2018) and Kenyan conservation specialist Wycliffe Matika, representing The Green Belt Movement/Wangari Maathai (Right Livelihood Award 1984). 19 PhD students from Africa and Asia will present and discuss their agricultural and environmental, social, and economic research concerning sustainable agriculture and forestry in drylands. Right Livelihood Award Laureates will support and interact with young scientists by sharing their best practice examples from civil society action and agency.

The workshop will be moderated by rural innovation specialist Laurens van Veldhuizen from the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam.

Who we are


Prof. Dr. Solvay Gerke

Dr. Till Stellmacher (RLC Bonn Coordinator)
Mail: t.stellmacher( at )uni-bonn.de
Tel: 0049-(0)-228-734907

Tiemo Pokraka (RLC Global Network Coordinator)
Mail: pokraka( at )uni-bonn.de
Tel: 0049-(0)-228-736707

Right Livelihood College
RLC Campus Bonn/ RLC Global Secretariat
Genscherallee 3
53113 Bonn, Germany

Fax: 0049-(0)-228-731972

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