Global Food Security in CCC Times (Climate change, Covid, and Conflict)

June 29, 2022 | 16:00 h - 17:30 h

The Center for Development Research (ZEF) has the pleasure to invite you to a public lecture by Professor Johan Swinnen, Global Director, Systems Transformation, CGIAR and Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC, USA.

In his lecture, Prof. Swinnen will talk about Global Food Security in CCC Times (Climate change, Covid, and Conflict)”.

Date and time: Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 16:00 h – 17:30 h (CEST). After the lecture, there will be a small reception and opportunity for interaction.
Venue: The event will take place in-person only at ZEF, Genscherallee 3, 53113 Bonn, Conference room ground floor.

About the speaker:
Johan Swinnen became Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in January 2020 and Global Director for systems transformation, CGIAR, in May 2021. Prior to joining IFPRI, Dr. Swinnen was Professor of Economics and Director of the LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance at KU Leuven (Belgium) and senior research fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels. Read more on IFPRI’s website here:

Please register by writing an e-mail to presse.zef(at) by June 24, 2022 with reference "Confirm ZEF public lecture June 29".

We are looking forward to seeing you at ZEF on June 29 for an interesting talk and discussion!

On behalf of ZEF-director Prof. Matin Qaim,


ZEF's press and public relations team (contact address)
Center for Development Research (ZEF)
University of Bonn I Genscherallee 3 I D- 53113 BONN
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