Dec 3-4, 2013 experts and government officials from Africa and around the world convened at UN headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, ...
This book presents research articles and essays which analyze the consequences of decentralization on forest conditions and livelihoods in Uganda, ...
A book which I co-edited with Joachim von Braun. This volume presents new insights on marginality, i.e. the situation of ...
A publication, forthcoming in Environmental Values Reframing the value of nature: biological value and institutional homeostasis Abstract The importance of ...
I participated in: 2nd International Workshop of the ‘Group for Research in Organizational Evolution (GROE)‘ on “Institutions and Economic Change”, 20-21 ...
Follow @gatzweiler02 I was trained as agricultural economist and work in the field of natural resource, ecological and institutional economics. My interests are interdisciplinary, applied and action-oriented research on values and institutions of biodiversity and ecosystems, biodiversity conservation, socio-cultural context of valuation, poverty and marginality. Enjoy exploring the work I do and exchanging views and thoughts […]
The Urban Health programme is a 10-year interdisciplinary research effort whose overall aim is to generate policy-relevant knowledge that will improve health status, reduce health inequalities and enhance the well-being of urban dwellers. It will focus on the integration of natural, social, medical and…
The need to address extreme poverty from the perspective of marginality arises from the frustration that the number of the poorest and hungry remains unacceptably high. This triggered the call for an innovative approach from the side of science and action.
Abstract In the relationship between biodiversity and cultural ecosystem services, biodiversity enables the provision of “cultural ecosystem services” which are beneficial for human use and culture and its institutions provide a social lens through which ecosystem services are perceived and valued. The article explores the linkages between biodiversity and cultural ecosystem services by describing what […]
Monday Dec 3, 2012, 0900-1700; Location: Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, Bonn, Germany
Master course: Integrated Natural Resource Management (INRM) Elective module: Biodiversity and Conservation Management Humboldt University of Berlin, Dpt. Of Resource Economics Block Seminar, 0800‐1700 hrs Nov. 9, 10, 11, 23, 24 2012 Lecturer: Dr. Franz Gatzweiler, Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn [email protected]‐bonn.de
The stories of poverty which have been told by Sushmita S. Preetha, Anika Hossain and Akram H.Mamun, in the the Star magazine Vol.11, May 4, 2012 (Dhaka, Bangladesh) capture an important nature of poverty in Bangladesh and other poor countries today. In Bangladesh they tell the stories of the crippled workers movement which has been […]
We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate.
The book by Acemoglu and Robinson is inspiring, eye- and mind opening, especially for those not yet familiar with the idea of institutions structuring human societies and development. The book is very rich of historical examples underlining the theory of extractive and inclusive institutions, leading to either prosperity or failure of nations.
Shoes in front of a BRAC School in Bangladesh Special Christmas greetings 2011 and best wishes for the new year to all who read this
The workshop on: Policy Options and Investment Priorities for Accelerating Agricultural Productivity and Development in India Tweet November 10-11, 2011 Organised by: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research and Institute for Human Development Venue: New Building, 40, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, India International Centre Panel discussion and conclusions. Lessons from the […]