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New ZEF-led program trains experts in West Africa
January 22, 2018.

 Germany's Federal Foreign Office and the DAAD promote sustainable rural transformation with 1.8 million euros: ZEF has initiated and will run the new "West African Center for Sustainable Rural Transformation" to strengthen research and education in development planning, agricultural economics and aspects of renewable energy and irrigated agriculture in Africa.

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Heading for new shores: Research about Abidjan's waterfronts
December 01, 2017.

 A new anthropological research project at ZEF called "Waterfront Metropolis Abidjan" is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and deals with urbanization in Cote d'Ivoire's metropolis. Project leader is ZEF senior researcher Irit Eguavoen.

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Latest publications

Till Ludwig. 2018. An egg for an egg and a bean for a bean?. ZEF Discussion Paper 247
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Oliver K. Kirui and Marta Kozicka. Vocational Education and Training for Farmers and Other Actors in the Agri-Food Value Chain in Africa. ZEF Working Paper 164
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