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Latest ZEF news no 33 online!
May 03, 2016. 

Read about the role of science and innovations in Africa, environmental communications in China and doctoral research conducted at ZEF in the latest ZEF news no. 33.

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Second PAUWES school at ZEF
April 05, 2016. 

ZEF co-organized a one-week course program for students from the Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) based in Tlemcen, Algeria. Twenty-two students from eight African countries participated in the Spring School at ZEF from March 27-April 1, 2016.

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ZEF Press conference on land degradation in Berlin
February 11, 2016. 

Land degradation is on the rise dramatically, affecting around 3.2 billion people worldwide. Every dollar invested in saving land and soils today will save us five dollars in the future. Klaus Töpfer, ZEF-director Joachim von Braun, and Dr. Stefan Schmitz (BMZ) presented the latest research insights on this issue at a press conference in Berlin on February 11, 2016.

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ZEF's research on migration
January 13, 2016. 

ZEF has been conducting research on different aspects of migration and mobility since 1997. Moreover, our efforts and activities in the realm of institutional and academic capacity development in developing countries have addressed root causes of forced migration

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Obituary
January 07, 2016. 

January 2016. Mahabub Hossain, Former Executive Director of the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), the largest southern NGO, and a leading development thinker passed away. ZEF has lost a great research partner, colleague, and friend.

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