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. FABLE Report 2020: Pathways to sustainable land-use and food systems
    08.12.2020 · Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

    The Food, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Land-Use, and Energy (FABLE) Consortium has presented an updated plan on how countries can meet mid-century objectives on food security, healthy diets, greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity,...

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  2. Mycorrhizing your way to sweeter tomatoes
    08.12.2020 · Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB)

    IPB Press Release from November 2, 2020 | Demand for mycorrhizal fungi in gardening and landscaping tasks is steadily climbing, given its ability to boost growth and yield as a natural fertilizer. In a successful first,...

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  3. Position paper of the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research on the Action plan for the development of EU organic production
    08.12.2020 · Leibniz-Zentrum für Agrarlandschaftsforschung (ZALF) e. V. Müncheberg

    Position Paper  The EU organic production lags behind the increasing demand by consumers and the political targets for the growth in organic production. New studies prove that organic farming can make a relevant contribution to...

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  4. Sweet taste reduces appetite?
    08.12.2020 · Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich

    Freising, November 10, 2020 To date, very little is known about how sweetness perception contributes to satiety. This study, conducted by an Austrian-German team led by chemists Veronika Somoza and Barbara Lieder, provides new...

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  5. World Soil Day: Digital technologies for looking into the soil
    08.12.2020 · Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB)

    Soil is a sensitive and as a result of intensive agriculture often strained resource. Scientists at the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy are therefore developing digital solutions for a resource-saving...

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  6. Call for Papers - Special Issue in "Sustainability" (MDPI)
    26.10.2020 · Sustainability

    SI "Optimization of a Circular Bioeconomy for Agriculture and Food Industry" Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2021 Abstract: Major global problems, such as climate change, resource degradation and depletion, and...

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  7. Interdisciplinary Conference on Sustainable Agriculture: Landscape 2021 – Call for Sessions runs until end of October
    22.10.2020 · Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)

    The Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), together with international partners, is organizing the Landscape 2021 Conference in Berlin Adlershof from 20 to 22 September 2021. The conference will focus on the...

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  8. A chance for the old German saddle pig - Greater focus on organic livestock farming
    22.10.2020 · Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)

    On 10th October 2020, the ecological extension of the experimental pig farm at the Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology Dummerstorf (FBN) was formally opened. The extension was designed according to the guidelines of organic...

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