ZEF-director von Braun gives a talk about "Refugees and migration" at the Africa Association in Berlin.

September 24, 2015.  

ZEF-director Joachim von Braun presented a paper on “Refugees and migration – consequences for development policy” at the event "Africa Insight" of the Africa Association (Afrika Verein, Wirtschaft) in Berlin, September 24, 2015.

The paper (in German) focuses on new insights related to economic causes of migration, the need to accelerated actions to improve emergency aid for refugees, and a set of proposed development policy actions, including education support, productive use of remittances, employment policy, agriculture, as well as development considerations for a German and European immigration law.

Von Braun emphasized the development opportunities related to migration; he stressed that migration is part of development that needs special attention also by the business communities in Europe and Africa.


Joachim von Braun

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun