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ZEF part of research consortium "InoCottonGROW", dealing with reducing the water footprint of the global cotton-textile industry
May 23, 2017.

 ZEF is part of the research consortium "InoCottonGROW", which aims to set innovative impulses reducing the water footprint of the global cotton-textile industry towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The project, with 15 partners in Germany and abroad, receives around 3.5 million € from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) for a three-year period.

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ZEF and PARI project at the G20 conference in Berlin
April 27, 2017.

 ZEF and PARI are at the G20 conference ONE WORLD – No Hunger. Future of the rural world in Berlin, April 27-28, 2017. The conference's focus is on Innovation, Youth, Employment. Around 10 ZEF doctoral students attend the conference.

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New expert panel will join efforts to accelerate agricultural growth and cut hunger in Africa
April 26, 2017.

 ZEF-Director Joachim von Braun member of newly founded Malabo Montpellier Panel, which consists of leading agriculture and food security experts from Africa and Europe to support efforts by African countries to sustain and accelerate the current pace of growth in order to achieve the goals set by the African Union of sharply reducing poverty and ending hunger within the next decade.

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Latest publications

Rural Shadow Wages and Youth Agricultural Labor Supply in Ethiopia: Evidence from Farm Panel Data (by T.G. Sakketa and N. Gerber, ZEF Discussion Paper 236)
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Buying green and social from abroad: Are biomass-focused voluntary sustainability standards useful for European public procurement? (by T. Beuchelt, ZEF Working Paper 156)
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