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Von Braun
Joachim
Current position: 
Distinguished Professor (em.) Economic and Technological Change
Current nationality: 
Germany
Current residence: 
Germany
Affiliation/Institution: 
Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn University
Biodata: 
Von Braun is Distinguished Professor (em.) for Economic and Technological Change at Bonn University, Germany, in the Center for Development Research (ZEF). His research is on economic development, science and technology policy, poverty reduction, food and nutrition security, agriculture, resource economics, climate, and trade. He is President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences of the Vatican, and of various academies of science. In 2020 and 2021 he served as Chair of the Scientific Group for the Food Systems Summit 2021 of the UN Secretary General. From 2002 to 2009, he was Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in Washington DC, USA. He was elected as President of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), and received several national and international honors and awards.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
8 - Decent work and economic growth
10 - Reduced inequality
12 - Responsible consumption and production
13 - Climate action
14 - Life below water
15 - Life on land
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Keywords: 
Food, agriculture, nutrition, economics, development
Elected
2022
Place of Birth: 
Brakel
Country of birth: 
Germany
Section:
10-Social and Economic Sciences
Last updated on 06/07/2022