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Joachim VON BRAUN,

Director, Center for Development Research (ZEF Bonn), Department of Economics and Technical Change Joachim von Braun is Director of the Center for Development Research (ZEF); and Professor for Economic and Technological Change at University of Bonn, Germany. His research addresses international development economics topics, economics of natural resources, poverty; science and technology; food policy, and trade. Previously, von Braun was Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in Washington, DC, USA (2002-2009); Former President of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) 2000-2003. Von Braun is member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences; (CV at http://www.zef.de/staff/793.html

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