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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. IGZ and ZALF head the Coordinating Office of the BMBF program “Agricultural Systems of the Future”
    04.02.2020 · ZALF

    Another success for Brandenburg’s non-university research institutes: The Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ) in Grossbeeren and the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) in Muencheberg...

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  12. "Protein Paradoxes"- Workshop
    16.01.2020 · Leibniz-Forschungsverbund "Lebensmittel und Ernährung"

    The workshop "The Blue Sector at the Crossroad - Moving Aquaculture Into More Sustainable Waters" took place from 15th to 16th January. The workshop was jointly organized by the IGB and ZMT.

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  13. In Search of Balance
    11.01.2020 · Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)

    In order to better harmonize agriculture and biodiversity, a new project is developing concepts for the protection of species in European agricultural landscapes.

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  14. LRA-FN and DIfE at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)
    09.01.2020 · Leibniz Research Alliance 'Food and Nutrition'

    Dr. Doreen Burdack presented the topic "Opportunities and Risks of Digitalisation in Nutrition as well as their Impact on Agriculture, Consumers, Markets, Health and Sustainability"

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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