"Strategic, Transnational Research Partnerships for the Water, Energy and Food Nexus: Activities of the TU Munich?", Cologne/Germany
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Lecture Series Cologne // "Strategic, Transnational Research Partnerships for the Water, Energy and Food Nexus: Activities of the TU Munich?", Cologne/Germany

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Peter Rutschmann, Technical University of Munich (TUM). The Lecture is part of a series that addresses Nexus key issues by bringing scientists and experts from many disciplines together. It wants to contribute to the current global dialogue regarding the future of our planet. Organised by German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE-GDI), Institute of Geography/University of Cologne, Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences.

 

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