Land

26.01.2015

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]

Forestry

15.12.2014

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]

Water

31.10.2014

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]

Cooperation

20.10.2014

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

05.10.2014

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

12.09.2014

”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]

Family Farming

05.09.2014

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) organised a “Face to Face (f2f) of its Agriculture and Food Security and Gender Equality Networks in June to discuss salient issues of regarding smallholder family farms. [more]

Family Farming

26.08.2014

Aquaculture is the fastest growing food sector worldwide, and is often practiced on small fami-ly-run farms. [more]

Food security

13.08.2014

Representatives from politics, industry, academia and civil society debate the role of plant genetic resources for global food security[more]

Agriculture

01.08.2014

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]

Trade

27.01.2014

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]

Nutrition

08.01.2014

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]

COMING EVENTS

2-10 February 2015 - Nürnberg, Germany

International DAAD-Alumni Winter School “Quality management along organic agri-value chains in developing countries – production, post-harvest technology, processing, marketing and trade”,

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4 February 2015 - Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften Markgrafenstraße 38, 10117 Berlin

Conference "Setting the Course for a World without Hunger - North-South Dialogue on the Role of the G7"

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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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19-23 April 2015 – Berlin, Germany

Global Soil Week 2015

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20-22 May 2015 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 

The 10th eLearning Africa Conference

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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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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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