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last contributed to D+C/E+Z in winter of 2022/2023. She is an agricultural economist and ecologist. She directs the Centre for Rural Development (SLE) at Humboldt University Berlin.  

All articles of Susanne Neubert

Young generation

How Generation Z is changing the world of work in development

Attitudes have changed towards global relations and work-life balance – at Berlin’s Centre for Rural Development (SLE) as well

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Tackling the global land-use trilemma

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Agriculture without emissions

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Long distances

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Dubious precision

Well considered mix of methods leads to goo evaluation results

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