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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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Agriculture and biodiversity

Tackling the global land-use trilemma

Protecting food security, biodiversity and climate requires new mindset everywhere

Agrarian reform

Agriculture without emissions

Political will is the most important driver of climate-neutral agriculture

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More organic farming in sub-Saharan Africa

Despite obstacles, organic farming makes more sense in sub-Saharan Africa than conventional cultivation


Long distances

Rural roads are essential for facilitating agriculture development in Africa

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Higher standard of living

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Dubious precision

Well considered mix of methods leads to goo evaluation results

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