Joachim von Braun biography

Joachim von Braun is Director of the Center for Development Research (ZEF) and Professor for economic and technological change at Bonn University, Germany. He is President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in the Vatican; co-chair of the Bioeconomy Council of the Federal German Government; member of the Board of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Vice Chair of the Board of Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).

He was Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and President of the International Association of Agricultural Economists.