Food losses


A new study reveals that a reduction in food losses in the rice value chain in Nigeria will lead to strong environmental benefits and to improved food security.[more]



The Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) works to ensure food security for all and has made responsible land governance one of its priorities. [more]



The regulations on timber imports have been tightened up world-wide. Importing certified tim-ber from sustainably managed forests contributes to environmental protection. A GIZ experts’ meeting with the Senate of Berlin/Germany...[more]



For five years, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, the Federal Office for the Environment and the Federal Office for Agriculture have actively supported work on a new standard to ensure that water usage worldwide...[more]



The German Agricultural Society (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft e.V. –DLG) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) are intensifying their co-operation. A co-operation agreement has been...[more]

Knowledge sharing


A delegation of experts from Kenya and Nigeria reported on current developments and trends regarding the potato value chain on a trip organised by the German Food Partnership.[more]

Organic farming


”Organic food for all - can organic farming feed the world?” was the topic discussed by Professor Ulrich Köpke (Bonn University) and Dr. Stephan Krall (GIZ) at an event in July 2014.[more]



In a GIZ experts’ talk, development experts discussed the meaning of agricultural innovation as an approach to sustainable and productive agriculture. [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]



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 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]


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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9-10 March 2015 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture

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19-23 April 2015 – Berlin, Germany

Global Soil Week 2015

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1-2 May 2015 - Meknes, Morocco

International Conference on Agro-Management and E-Agriculture

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20-22 May 2015 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 

The 10th eLearning Africa Conference

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1-19 June 2015 - Freiburg, Germany

Summer school “Integrated Land Use Systems” (ILUS)

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14-18 June 2015 - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, USA

IFAMA 25th Annual World Forum and Symposium: Innovation, Talent, and Technology in 21st Century of Agribusiness

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17-19 June 2015 - Halle (Saale), Germany

IAMO Forum 2015 “Agriculture and Climate Change in Transition Economies”

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25-27 August 2015 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

7th ICSA International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry in Regional and Global Context

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16 - 18 September 2015 - Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany

Tropentag 2015

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19-22 November 2015 - Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria Hotel Manila, Philippines

Moringa Symposium and Congress

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17-22 July 2016 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Tenth International Rangeland Congress (IRC) “The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High Tech World”

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