News

New research findings on Malaria in Uganda
June 16, 2013. 

A joint research initiative of IFPRI, the Makerere University in Uganda and ZEF on environmental management options and delivery mechanisms to reduce malaria transmission in Uganda shows encouraging results: outcomes can be improved when the health sector joins forces with agriculture in the country.

» more
ZEF joined "DELIGHT" launch in Beijng
May 22, 2013. 

ZEF participated in the 3-day Chinese-German kick-off meeting of the new DELIGHT project. The meeting was held at the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, mid May.

» more
Ceremony of National Energy Globe Award Uzbekistan 2013 at ZEF
May 06, 2013. 

ZEF is very proud that it has been granted the National Energy Globe Award Uzbekistan 2013 with its project "Economic and Ecological Restructuring of Land- and Water Use in the Region Khorezm, Uzbekistan”. The Energy Globe Award is one of the world's largest platforms for sustainability.

» more
ZEF at UNCCD conference
April 08, 2013. 

ZEF participated in the 2nd Scientific Conference of the UNCCD (United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification) on the "Economic assessment of desertification, sustainable land management and resilience of arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas", held in Bonn, April 9-12, 2013.

» more
ZEF wins National Energy Globe Award Uzbekistan 2013
April 08, 2013. 

ZEF's project "Economic and Ecological Restructuring of Land- and Water Use in the Region Khorezm, Uzbekistan” has won the National Energy Globe Award Uzbekistan 2013. The Energy Globe Award is one of the world's largest platforms for sustainability.

» more
International expert consultation on food price volatility and food security at ZEF
February 04, 2013. 

An international workshop on “Food price volatility and food security” co-organized by ZEF and IFPRI took place at ZEF in Bonn January 31 - February 1, 2013. Leading international experts and junior researchers shared and discussed their findings on the much debated volatility and speculation issues in food markets. Volatility matters especially for the poor. For the workshop summary and links to presentations and short videos see

» more