© Emmanuel Benjamin

Invited Speaker


Emmanuel Benjamin is a senior research staff at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He has a PhD on the European Institute for International Economic Relations and focuses on the financial inclusion of micro-and small-scale agribusinesses in developing countries. Along with that, his interests are also on the socio-economic analysis of ecosystem services in developing countries, bio-economy and integrated pest management as a sustainable agricultural tool, climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies in developing countries, climate-smart agriculture in developing countries, and gender analysis of smallholders in developing countries.

Title: Urban Farming Innovations to the Rescue – Myth or Solution for Urban Areas in Developing Countries.