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Joachim von Braun

Executive Board Member

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Joachim von Braun is a Distinguished Professor for Economics and Technical Change at Bonn University’s Center for Development Research. His main areas of expertise include research on development economics and policy, food security, nutrition and health, agricultural economics, natural resources, poverty, and science policy.

He is President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and a member of various academies of science. Previously, he was the Director General at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington, D.C.. Additionally, he is involved in policy advisory initiatives and civil society actions for development, sustainability, poverty reduction and improved food and nutrition.

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