27.09.2012 | ZEF: Public Panel Discussion "Emerging development policy issues and implications for development research"

ZEF cordially invites you to a public panel discussion  on the occasion of ZEF’s International Advisory Board meeting.

“Emerging development policy issues and implications for development research” is the overall topic to be covered by three experts’ panels.


14-15.00 h Panel 1. Future of development agendas and goals
Chair: Joachim von Braun, ZEF director

  • Hans van Ginkel (Former Rector of the United Nations University Tokyo)
  • Mohamed Hassan (Former Executive Director of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, Trieste, Italy
  • Matthias Kalkul (ZEF Senior Researcher)
  • Margarita Quiros (ZEF Junior Researcher)
  • Grace Villamor (ZEF Senior Researcher)

15-16.00 h Panel 2. Land and water use under climate change: from uncertainty to policy advice
Chair: Manfred Denich, ZEF director

  • Lisa Sennerby Forsse (Rector of the Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Uppsala, Sweden)
  • Carolina Vera (Director of the Center for Atmospheric and Ocean Research, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Holm Tiessen (Director of the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research, São José dos Campos, Brazil)
  • Jakob Rhyner (Director of the United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security, Bonn)
  • Christine Fürst (ZEF Senior Researcher)

16-16.20 h Coffee break

16.20– 17.20h Panel 3. Culture and development: coping with diversity and change
Chair: Conrad Schetter, ZEF director

  • Bina Agarwal (Director of the Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi, India)
  • Maritta von Bieberstein Koch-Weser , (Founder and President of Earth 3000)
  • Wolfram Laube (ZEF Senior Researcher)
  • Marc Müller (ZEF Senior Researcher)
  • Farah Purwaningrum (ZEF Junior Researcher)

17.30 h Closure

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2012
Venue: ZEF, Walter-Flex-Straße 3, Bonn (Ground floor conference room)

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