Emerging development policy issues

Emerging development policy issues and implications for development research was the overall topic that three experts' panels discussed at ZEF on September 27.

Among the panelists were members of ZEF's International Advisory Board such as Hans van Ginkel (former Rector of the United Nations University in Tokyo), Lisa Sennerby Forsse (Rector of the Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Uppsala, Sweden), and Carolina Vera (Director of the Center for Atmospheric and Ocean Research, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2012h

Venue: ZEF, Walter-Flex-Straße 3, Bonn (Ground floor conference room)

Program

14-15.00 h Panel 1. Future of development agendas and goals

 

 

 

Chair: Joachim von Braun, ZEF director

Panelists:

• Hans van Ginkel (Former Rector of the United Nations University Tokyo)

• Mohamed Hassan (Former Executive Director of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, Trieste, Italy

• Matthias Kalkul (ZEF Senior Researcher)

• Margarita Quiros (ZEF Junior Researcher)

• Grace Villamor (ZEF Senior Researcher)

 

15-16.00 h Panel 2. Land and water use under climate change: from uncertainty to policy advice

 

 

 

Chair: Manfred Denich, ZEF director

Panelists:

• Lisa Sennerby Forsse (Rector of the Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Uppsala, Sweden)

• Carolina Vera (Director of the Center for Atmospheric and Ocean Research, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)

• Holm Tiessen (Director of the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research, São José dos Campos, Brazil)

• Jakob Rhyner (Director of the United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security, Bonn)

 

16-16.20 h Coffee break

 

16.20– 17.20h Panel 3. Culture and development: coping with diversity and change

 

 

 

Chair: Conrad Schetter, ZEF director

Panelists:

• Bina Agarwal (Director of the Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi, India)

• Maritta von Bieberstein Koch-Weser (Founder and President of Earth 3000)

• Wolfram Laube (ZEF Senior Researcher)

• Marc Müller (ZEF Senior Researcher)

• Farah Purwaningrum (ZEF Junior Researcher)

 

Closure (17.30 h)

 



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