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Unsafe food affects two Billion people and especially the poor
October 25, 2018. 

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition and the Pontifical Academy of Science released a Declaration on "Food Safety and Healthy Diets for All" on October 26, 2018. It is based on a Workshop on Food Safety and Healthy Diets held in the Vatican, September 12-13, 2018.

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New ZEF ProciNut project
August 30, 2018. 

New project at ZEF about utilizing the nutritional and economic potentials of edible insects in Myanmar and Madagascar, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Food.

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Nourished: Learn lessons from success to beat malnutrition in Africa
March 23, 2018. 

"Despite progress made over the past 20 years, hunger in Africa persists" said Dr. Ousmane Badiane at an event at ZEF today during which the German version of '"Nourished": How Africa can build a future free from hunger and malnutrition' was launched. The report was published in English by the Malabo Montpellier Panel last year.

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ZEF member of new research consortium on renewable energy in West Africa
March 08, 2018. 

ZEF is part of the new "Climate Information to support integrated Renewable Electricity Generation in West Africa" (CIREG), a research project funded by the European Research Area for Climate Services. ZEF will receive around 400,000 euros for the upcoming three years for its research part. The project is led by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

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ZEF again ranked among the world's leading Think Tanks
January 31, 2018. 

ZEF has been ranked again by the University of Pennsylvania as one of the top think tanks worldwide. In its 2017 Ranking ZEF was listed in the following categories: Rank 12 at: Top Science and Technology Think Tanks;Rank 19 at: Best University Affiliated Think Tank and Rank 25 at: Top Energy and Resource Policy Think Tanks

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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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