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. FAO launches 2020 as the UN’s International Year of Plant Health
    17.12.2019 · FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations)

    The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched the United Nations’ International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) for 2020.

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  2. Global food production at risk of simultaneous heat waves across breadbasket regions
    10.12.2019 · PIK

    Certain patterns in the jet stream encircling the Earth can bring simultaneous heatwaves to breadbasket regions responsible for up to a quarter of global food production. Particularly susceptible are Western North America,...

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  3. 9th Young Forum "PHN goes digital" at the University of Applied Science of Fulda
    21.11.2019 · Leibniz Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie

    Dr. Doreen Burdack from LFV-LE addressed the opportunities and risks of digitalisation in the field of nutrition for markets, health and sustainability

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  4. Cross-Cluster App-Workshop Bonn
    25.10.2019 · Leibniz Research Alliance 'Food and Nutrition'

    Dr. Doreen Burdack from the Research Association presents the work of her project "Digitalisation & Nutrition".

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  5. 7th International Conference on Sustainable Development ICSD
    17.10.2019 · Leibniz Research Alliance ‘Food and Nutrition’

    Dr. Vera Tekken: 'Crosscutting research for a sustainable food system transformation – a solution-oriented approach'

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  6. New definition of cattle farming
    30.09.2019 · Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)

    Cattle farming is caught between global food security, animal welfare and environmental consequences. A new major (BovReg) project of the FBN will provide information that is urgently needed in practice and basic research.

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  7. The global potential of local agriculture in reducing the "food-print"
    29.08.2019 · Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung

    From avocados to apples: Producing food closer to cities could help reduce climate emissions

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  8. A new look for the information portal Aquakulturinfo.de
    20.08.2019 · Leibniz-Institute of Feshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

    Aquakulturinfo.de, the information portal provided by IGB, has set itself the aim of providing objective and research-based information on aquaculture to the public.

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