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One Goal - Many Voices. Writing with 2030 in mind, representatives of civil society organizations, experts from science and research, business partners and individuals who are particularly committed to the issue are active in the fight against hunger. The exchange of ideas regarding the magazine's main focus is on the diversity of the participants.

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Jürgen Vögele, Weltbank
Jürgen Vögele, Weltbank

Jürgen Vögele assumed the position of Vice President for Sustainable Development at the World Bank on April 1, 2020. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Vögele was Global Director of the World Bank's Climate Change Group and Senior Director of the World Bank's Agriculture and Food Global Practice. He chairs the CGIAR System Council Board, which oversees agricultural research programs to address poverty, food and nutrition security, and improve natural resource management around the world. Since joining the World Bank in 1991, Dr. Vögele has served in a variety of roles. He holds a PhD in agricultural economics and a master's degree in agricultural engineering from the University of Hohenheim, in Germany.

 

Veselina Vasileva is a policy officer in the Policy Department of the Fair Trade Company GEPA. The focus of her work at GEPA is on the needs and interests of smallholder farmers and trading partners, in order to represent them in Fair Trade vis-à-vis politicians in Germany and worldwide. Since 2011, Vasileva has been active in the areas of fair trade, business and human rights, sustainable public procurement and climate change.

 

Paul A.M. van Zwieten is Assistant Professor of Fisheries Management at the Aquaculture and Fisheries Group, Wageningen University, the Netherlands, with long-term experience in working in small-scale freshwater and marine fisheries in tropical regions in Africa and South-East Asia. His main research interest is in data and information requirements to evaluate fisheries resource use in data poor situations, spatial use of fisheries resources (fishing effort allocation) and fishing patterns (balanced harvesting). He currently works together with experts from Norway, Germany, the Netherlands, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda on the Small Fish and Food Security project.

Heino von Meyer moderates the Strategic Support Group of SEWOH, in which representatives from civil society, science, the business world and associations advise the BMZ. Since 2019, he has been Head of Global Relations and Networking at the creative founding team of the international PtX Hub Berlin. Their mission is to catalyze green hydrogen solutions on a global scale, with a special focus on sustainability along the entire value chain.

Afrika-Verein, Claudia Voss

Claudia Voß is the spokeswoman for the "Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft" (Africa Association for the German Economy).

Joachim von Braun

Prof Dr Joachim studied agricultural sciences and currently heads the Center’s Department for Economic and Technological Change. He became Vice-President of the German NGO Welthungerhilfe in 2012.