The Leibniz Research Alliance 'Sustainable Food Production and Healthy Nutrition' (LRA FN) is devoted to solving questions in the context of food production and healthy nutrition, with a strong emphasis on transdisciplinarity and sustainability. We are combining the expertise of 14 Leibniz Institutes with the highest level of scientific competence in agricultural, food and nutrition research.
  1. Dual-purpose chicken, insect food and phosphorus efficiency - what is the state of research?
    25.03.2020 · Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiologie - FBN

    German Association for Poultry Science meets in Rostock. The demand for and the manufacture of products from poultry farming has been rising constantly for years; the consumption of approx. 220 eggs and 20 kg of poultry meat per...

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  2. ZMT Newsletter 2020
    25.03.2020 · Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research

    This time, the ZMT newsletter deals with the use and protection of aquatic resources, one of the four scientific programme areas of ZMT.

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  3. Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible
    25.03.2020 · Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research - PIK

    20/01/2020 - Almost half of current food production is harmful to our planet – causing biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and water stress. But as world population continues to grow, can that last?

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  4. First evidence of rare amino acid in plants–Discovering what makes durian stink
    28.02.2020 · TUM@LSB

    Researchers at the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich (Leibniz-LSB@TUM) have confirmed the presence of the rare amino acid ethionine in a plant – or more precisely, in the fruit of...

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  5. Plant Culture Hall goes on tour – Model container will be presented in Dresden from the end of March
    24.02.2020 · Christian Schafmeister / IPK

    The plant culture hall of the IPK is one of the flagships of the institute. There, growth conditions such as temperature, light and wind can be regulated in a targeted manner. One of the containers in which the plants grow is...

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  6. Towards a Chemical Pesticide-free Agriculture: 20 European Research Institutes Undertake an Ambitious Roadmap
    24.02.2020 · Leibniz Zentrum für Agrarlandschaftsforschung (ZALF)

    A strong demand from public authorities, agriculture professionals, and society in general, all over Europe, has spurred collaborative research in order to accelerate the agroecological transition. To face a challenge of this...

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  7. Artificial intelligence in agriculture: White Paper on AI and "Special Session AGRAR: Artificial Intelligence"
    20.02.2020 · LFV LE

    AI in the agricultural sector is becoming more tangible: the European Commission published a White Paper on Artificial Intelligence on 19 February 2020. The joint project DAKIS was presented by Prof. Dr. Bellingrath-Kimura...

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  8. Publication by the Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU)
    04.02.2020 · FOLU

    Growing Better: Ten Critical Transitions to Transform Food and Land Use

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