ZEF involved in new MSc course in Global Health Risk Management and Hygiene Policies at Bonn University starting in October 2017
June 28, 2017. 

ZEF will organize a module in a new MSc course in Global Health Risk Management and Hygiene Policies at Bonn University starting from October 2017. The two-year course will be supported by the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and aims at training leaders in implementing and monitoring of public health strategies.

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ZEF and PARI project at the G20 conference in Berlin
April 27, 2017. 

ZEF and PARI are at the G20 conference ONE WORLD – No Hunger. Future of the rural world in Berlin, April 27-28, 2017. The conference's focus is on Innovation, Youth, Employment. Around 10 ZEF doctoral students attend the conference.

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New expert panel will join efforts to accelerate agricultural growth and cut hunger in Africa
April 26, 2017. 

ZEF-Director Joachim von Braun member of newly founded Malabo Montpellier Panel, which consists of leading agriculture and food security experts from Africa and Europe to support efforts by African countries to sustain and accelerate the current pace of growth in order to achieve the goals set by the African Union of sharply reducing poverty and ending hunger within the next decade.

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Germany's Federal Ministry for the Environment is funding ZEF initiative on building biodiversity capacities in West Africa with 2.5 million euros
March 28, 2017. 

ZEF will receive funds of around 2.5 million euros for the upcoming five years from the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of Germany's Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety. The project aims at enabling experts in West Africa to strengthen the region’s input to the program of the International Council for Biodiversity.

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Call open for 2017 GGCDS PhD-Course in Development Studies
February 01, 2017. 

The Ghanaian-German Centre for Development Studies (GGCDS) offers seven PhD-Positions at the University of Ghana, starting in August 2017. Qualified persons can apply for a four-year full-time PhD Program in Development Studies as of August 2017. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017.

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Think Tanks appeal to G20 Ministers of Agriculture for new action toward ending hunger and sustainable agriculture
January 17, 2017. 

Bonn/Berlin, January 16, 2017. Research leaders coming together under the T20, a network of Think Tanks from the G20 countries. In a policy brief prepared for the gathering of G20 Agriculture Ministers during the Green Week in Berlin, January 20-22, 2017, they stress that sustainable agriculture can only be achieved if land, water and energy are considered jointly in policies, not in isolation.

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