Research results, projects and events from Leibniz Institutes of the alliance and other partners: On this page you can find News about sustainable food production and healthy nutrition.
  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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  9. Is modern wheat off the hook?
    22.10.2020 · Leibniz-LSB@TUM

    wheat: What has changed during 120 years of breeding?

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  10. 'Protein Paradoxes'-Workshop: Scenarios for legume protein in European agricultural systems
    01.10.2020 · ZALF

    October 1st and 2nd *Text und Workshop nur auf English* The fifth 'Protein Paradoxes' Workshop is organised by the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF).

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  11. Sustainable food protein supply reconciling human and ecosystem health: A Leibniz Position
    23.09.2020 ·

    New publication by scientists of the Leibniz Research Alliance "Sustainable Food Production and Healthy Nutrition".

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  12. Latest IGB Policy Brief: Does sustainable aquaculture in Germany have a future?
    12.09.2020 · Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB)

    Aquaculture – the controlled production of aquatic organisms such as fish, mussels, shrimps or algae – is considered the fastest growing branch of food production worldwide. In contrast, aquaculture in Germany ekes out a niche...

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  13. How Protein Protects against Fatty Liver
    12.08.2020 · German Institut for Human Nutrition (DIfE)

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common chronic liver disease in the world, with sometimes life-threatening consequences. A high-protein, calorie-reduced diet can cause the harmful liver fat to melt away – more...

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  14. Preserving crop diversity
    05.06.2020 · Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

    Today, there are more than 1,750 gene banks worldwide. In order to unlock their potential, a project aims to integrate the seed depots into an activated digital network.

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  15. Vegetables meet Fish
    05.06.2020 · Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

    Aquaponics may have both environmental and cost benefits – if produced according to good agricultural practice and under suitable conditions.

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  16. From artificial meat to fine-tuning photosynthesis: Food System Innovation – and how to get there
    20.05.2020 · Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

    Food production has always shaped the lives of humans and the surface of the Earth. Be it plough or refrigerator, time and again innovations have transformed the ways we grow, process, and consume food over the last millennia....

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  17. Summary of preliminary Data about Obesity and Severity of COVID-19
    04.05.2020 · German Center for Diabetes Research

    In a Nature Reviews Endocrinology “Comment” authors from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), the Boston Children’s Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health call for more research about the...

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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