The “Land Governance Programme Map” launched at the Annual General Assembly of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development is a database, that retains 445 projects of 15 donors in 119 countries with a total value of 2.86...[more]

DLG International and Zambia's National Farmers Union, cooperate in the area of exhibitions. [more]

“Rethinking Rural Development__ Opportunities for new partnerships and territorial approaches in a changing rural environment” was the main topic at the Annual Assembly of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development, held in...[more]

Food security


Financed by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) three Rome based UN organisations will join forces in a project on food losses, particularly in staple food, that play a significant role in global food security. [more]



Is world agricultural trade the cause of underdevelopment and hunger in the Third World? Or does it not rather contribute to optimising production and sales, creating prosperity for everyone? These issues were discussed by the...[more]



Focusing on women of reproductive age GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für international Zusammenarbeit) launched two “Affordable Nutritious Foods for Women” projects (ANF4W) in Bangladesh and Ghana in October and November 2013. [more]



The fourth meeting of the network “Bioenergy for Development”, in Bonn, Germany, was devoted to land use competition between bioenergy and food production and its impacts on food security – food versus fuel? [more]



The first AgriFoodTec East Africa trade fair will be held from 1 to 3 September 2014 in Nairobi (Kenya). DLG International is co-organiser of the fair.[more]

The international agricultural engineering exhibition Agritechnica is increasingly attracting visitors from developing countries and emerging economies. The German Agricultural Society (DLG) is adapting its range of exhibits...[more]



German industry processes almost 3 million tons of agricultural biomass into products. INRO addresses the question of how a sustainability certification could be constituted.[more]



This year's theme of the German stand at the 2013 World Water Week was the nexus between water, energy and food security, which was presented both at the stand itself and in seminars and side events.[more]


23 - 24 April 2014 - Accra, Ghana

Sub-Saharan Africa Solar Conference 2014

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25-26 April 2014 - Göttingen, Germany 

GlobalFood Symposium

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5-6 May 2014- Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia

Forests Asia Conference: Sustainable Landscapes for Green Growth in Southeast Asia

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5 - 8 May 2014 - Salvador, Brazil  

13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference 

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5-8 May 2014 - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences - Vienna, Austria

AGRINATURA Science Days 2014 “Growing Together – Family Farming and Agricultural Sciences Transforming World Food Systems”

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12-16 May 2014 - Fortaleza Ceará, Brazil

Third International Climate Change Adaptation Conference

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15-17 May 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security (IFPRI)

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2-13 June 2014 - Wageningen UR, Netherlands 

“Food Security in an Urbanizing Society. From home gardens to agro-parks: working towards resilient agrifood systems serving densely populated areas”

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4–6 June 2014

2nd European Agroforestry Conference: Integrating Science & Policy to Promote Agroforestry in Practice

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18-20 August 2014 Brisbane, Australia

International Symposium on Indigenous Vegetables

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27-30 October 2014 - Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya

6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture: Africaís Animal Agriculture: Macro-trends and future opportunities

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3 - 6 March 2015 - Stuttgart, Germany

2nd International Congress Hidden Hunger - Hidden Hunger, Childhood Development and Long-term Prospects for Society and Economy

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