KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Prof. Dr. Joachim von BraunZEF/Germany

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun is an economist, with a Doctoral degree in agricultural economics from University of Göttingen, Germany. He joined ZEF as Professor and Director of the Department for Economic and Technological Change in December 2009. He was also Director of ZEF during its foundation phase 1997-2002.
von Braun was Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in Washington, DC, U.S.A. 2002 to 2009. His research addresses international and development economics topics, incl. markets and trade; poverty; health and nutrition; agriculture, and science and technology.
von Braun is President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences of the Vatican and was President of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), he is member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Academy of Science of North-Rhine Westphalia, German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences; he is Vice-President of the NGO “Welthungerhilfe”, Co-Chair of the International Advisory Committee on Bioeconomy, and he serves as Chair of the Scientific Group for the Food Systems Summit 2021 of the UN Secretary General.

Prof. Dr. Joachim von BraunZEF/Germany

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun is an economist, with a Doctoral degree in agricultural economics from University of Göttingen, Germany. He joined ZEF as Professor and Director of the Department for Economic and Technological Change in December 2009. He was also Director of ZEF during its foundation phase 1997-2002.
von Braun was Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in Washington, DC, U.S.A. 2002 to 2009. His research addresses international and development economics topics, incl. markets and trade; poverty; health and nutrition; agriculture, and science and technology.
von Braun is President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences of the Vatican and was President of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), he is member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Academy of Science of North-Rhine Westphalia, German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences; he is Vice-President of the NGO “Welthungerhilfe”, Co-Chair of the International Advisory Committee on Bioeconomy, and he serves as Chair of the Scientific Group for the Food Systems Summit 2021 of the UN Secretary General.

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Prof. Dr. Hyun-Hoon LeeKangwon National University / South Korea

Hyun-Hoon LEE is professor of international economics at Kangwon National University (KNU), Korea. He was Senior Analyst at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat and was Senior Environmental Affairs Officer at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP). He has also been Visiting Professor/scholar/fellow at the University of British Columbia, the University of Melbourne, Keio University, and the Bank of Korea. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Oregon, USA. His research area includes international trade and finance, environmental economics, development economics, the Korean economy, and regional economic cooperation in East Asia and the Pacific. He has published a large number of articles in many leading international journals, as well as a number of books.

Prof. Dr. Hyun-Hoon LeeKangwon National University / South Korea

Hyun-Hoon LEE is professor of international economics at Kangwon National University (KNU), Korea. He was Senior Analyst at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat and was Senior Environmental Affairs Officer at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP). He has also been Visiting Professor/scholar/fellow at the University of British Columbia, the University of Melbourne, Keio University, and the Bank of Korea. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Oregon, USA. His research area includes international trade and finance, environmental economics, development economics, the Korean economy, and regional economic cooperation in East Asia and the Pacific. He has published a large number of articles in many leading international journals, as well as a number of books.

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INVITED SPEAKERS

Prof. Dr. Thomas GlaubenIAMO / Germany

Prof. Dr. Thomas Glauben is a Director of IAMO and Head of the Department Agricultural Markets. He is also a full professor at the Faculty of Natural Science III and a co-opted professor at the Law and Economics Faculty of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. From 2013 to 2015 he has been a member of the Presidium of the Leibniz Association. Currently, he is a member of the boards of various journals and trade publishers. Since 2007 he has been an associate member of the REAP Center of Stanford University, USA. Prof. Dr. Thomas Glauben studied agricultural science at Kiel University, where he obtained his doctorate and habilitated.

Prof. Dr. Thomas GlaubenIAMO / Germany

Prof. Dr. Thomas Glauben is a Director of IAMO and Head of the Department Agricultural Markets. He is also a full professor at the Faculty of Natural Science III and a co-opted professor at the Law and Economics Faculty of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. From 2013 to 2015 he has been a member of the Presidium of the Leibniz Association. Currently, he is a member of the boards of various journals and trade publishers. Since 2007 he has been an associate member of the REAP Center of Stanford University, USA. Prof. Dr. Thomas Glauben studied agricultural science at Kiel University, where he obtained his doctorate and habilitated.

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Prof. Dr. Martin PetrickUniversity of Giessen / Germany

Prof. Dr. Martin Petrick is a professor of agricultural, food and environmental policy at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany, and a Visiting Researcher at IAMO. Before he was Deputy Head of the Department Agricultural Policy at IAMO and a professor at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Germany. He holds a PhD in agricultural economics from MLU. Major fields of expertise include structural change in agriculture, agricultural transition in former Soviet countries, the evaluation of agricultural policy measures, and public action in rural development. Prof. Dr. Martin Petrick has worked in senior positions for activities funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Council) (DFG), the European Commission, the World Bank, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and other institutions.

Prof. Dr. Martin PetrickUniversity of Giessen / Germany

Prof. Dr. Martin Petrick is a professor of agricultural, food and environmental policy at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany, and a Visiting Researcher at IAMO. Before he was Deputy Head of the Department Agricultural Policy at IAMO and a professor at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Germany. He holds a PhD in agricultural economics from MLU. Major fields of expertise include structural change in agriculture, agricultural transition in former Soviet countries, the evaluation of agricultural policy measures, and public action in rural development. Prof. Dr. Martin Petrick has worked in senior positions for activities funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Council) (DFG), the European Commission, the World Bank, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and other institutions.

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Prof. Dr. Alessandra GuidiUniversity of Pisa / Italy

Alessandra Guidi Full Professor of Food Inspection and Director of the Post Master Degree Specialization School of Food Inspection at the Department of Veterinary Sciences of the University of Pisa. Her focus is on food safety management systems and the application of new technologies in this sector. Fonder and Partner of the University Spin off Safeaty

Prof. Dr. Alessandra GuidiUniversity of Pisa / Italy

Alessandra Guidi Full Professor of Food Inspection and Director of the Post Master Degree Specialization School of Food Inspection at the Department of Veterinary Sciences of the University of Pisa. Her focus is on food safety management systems and the application of new technologies in this sector. Fonder and Partner of the University Spin off Safeaty

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Dr. Nodir DjanibekovIAMO / Germany

Dr. Nodir Djanibekov joined IAMO in August 2012 as a researcher in the Department Agricultural Policy. He obtained his PhD at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany. Prior to joining IAMO, he was a researcher in the German-Uzbek development research project on the restructuring of land and water use in Uzbekistan. His main research interests include the issues of land-labor relations, evolution of (in)formal institutions in agriculture, collective action in resource use, agricultural organization and rural transformation in the post-Soviet Central Asian countries.

Dr. Nodir DjanibekovIAMO / Germany

Dr. Nodir Djanibekov joined IAMO in August 2012 as a researcher in the Department Agricultural Policy. He obtained his PhD at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany. Prior to joining IAMO, he was a researcher in the German-Uzbek development research project on the restructuring of land and water use in Uzbekistan. His main research interests include the issues of land-labor relations, evolution of (in)formal institutions in agriculture, collective action in resource use, agricultural organization and rural transformation in the post-Soviet Central Asian countries.

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CO-ORGANIZERS:

1. TASHKENT STATE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS “UNIVERSITY 3.0” INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC INNOVATIVE RESEARCH CENTER

2. LEIBNIZ INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN TRANSITION ECONOMIES

3. SAMARKAND BRANCH OF TASHKENT STATE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS

CO-ORGANIZERS:

PARTNERS OF THE CONFERENCE:

1. MINISTRY OF HIGHER AND SECONDARY SPECIALIZED EDUCATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

2. MINISTRY OF INNOVATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

3. MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

4. INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

5. TASHKENT STATE AGRARIAN UNIVERSITY

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