20.08.2019

Conservation measures to preserve biodiversity are urgently necessary. According to scientists, the situation is far more serious than previously assumed. One study investigates the influence on biodiversity of agriculture and climate change.

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How much carbon dioxide can tropical rainforests absorb? Investigations by an international team of researchers, with significant involvement from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), indicate that the absorption capacity is...

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The German Agricultural Society (DLG) organises specialist trade fairs in the fields of agriculture and the food industry as well as agricultural engineering in Asia, Africa and Latin America. EuroTier South America was held in...

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Agriculture

09.07.2019

New cultures or cultivation methods can provide higher yields, better income prospects and more sustainable production. However, it is not always easy to convince farmers of the advantages and find first movers....

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Poor farmers can obtain significant economic gains and other benefits by implementing modified farming practices aimed at boosting their ability to cope with disasters and natural shocks. This study by FAO is intended to guide...

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