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Current research projects

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  • Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Use (SASSCAL): Governance, Policy and Compliance to international Regimes; Socio-Ecological Systems and Resource Management (funded by Federal German Ministry of Education and Science (BMBF) (2012-2018), Tasks on “Land reform and the commons in Southern Africa” and “Social Ecological Systems (SES) and farm management” (Kirk, Vorlaufer, Falk, Hönow, Dufhues)
  • Drivers for sustainable land and forest use, partly conducted as BMBF funded SASSCAL studies in Northern Namibia (Hönow, Kirk)
  • European Investment Promotion in Africa as a Counter-Migration Initiative (2017-2020) (Ried, Kirk)
  • The European Union’s Technical Regulations and Developing Countries’ Food Exports: Evidence from Africa (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2016-2018, Kareem)