Announcement: Seminar: “Water-Energy-Food Nexus and Sustainability” SS22

The Götz Werner Chair (GWP) is pleased to announce that Mike Jacobson, Professor of Forest Resources at Pennsylvania State University will be visiting the Götz Werner Chair as a Guest Professor over the summer months.

Professor Jacobson carries out extensive research and teaching programs that promote sustainable management of forests and other natural resources. Core activities and interests include forest economics and finance, agroforestry, bioenergy and water-energy-food nexus. He has a significant presence in international activities and teaches forest economics, international forestry, and agroforestry. He is a member of the Freiburg Institute of Basic Income Studies (FRIBIS) WEF_FABI ( Water-Energy-Food Nexus & Foreign Aid Basic Income) team, and will be collaborating with the GWP and FRIBIS on a Namibian-based project which seeks to better understand the interdependencies between the WEF nexus and UBI.

Professor Jacobson will also be offering a Water-Energy-Food Nexus and Sustainability Seminar for master level students from both the economics and forestry faculty, which presents the opportunity for interdisciplinary learning in a very current topic. The course starts on May 23, and enrolment is already open.