About the Project
The Sino-German Agricultural Centre (DCZ) is a joint initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China (MARA).
Recent developments in China with relevance to Sino-German cooperation in the agricultural sector and current DCZ activities!
Latest DCZ Publications
Brief analyses, studies and policy briefs looking into current topics of the agricultural sector in China and Germany.
DCZ Smart Agriculture Website
Learn about the perspectives of political decision-makers, entrepreneurs and farmers on smart agriculture.
Ms. Karin Tränkner, DCZ Expert for the Agricultural Policy Dialogue attended the 14th International Symposium on Organic Food Market and Development and the 13th China International Organic Food Exposition (CIOFE) which were held in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, from November 29 to December 1 and contributed by a presentation on “Organic Food Sector alongside the Value Chain in Germany”. [..]
The 5th Sino-German Agricultural Week (DCAW) was held from 18 to 22 November 2019 at Landmark Hotel, Beijing. The event was sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) and the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and organized by the Sino-German Agricultural Centre (DCZ).
The largest international animal husbandry industry exhibition in China, EuroTier China 2019 (China International Fair of Intensive Animal Husbandry) was held from 19 to 21 September 2019 in Qingdao, China. The fair and relevant academic events were jointly sponsored by the National Animal Husbandry Service (NAHS), China Feedstuff Industry Association (CFIA) and Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft (DLG). […]
Between September 2 and September 6, DCZ in cooperation with the Institute for Environment and Sustainable Development (IESD) of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) organized a study tour in China for the experts of the DCZ sub-project “German-Chinese cooperation on Agriculture and Climate Change”. [...]
Between August 6 and August 10, DCZ organized an excursion to Germany for the experts of the DCZ sub-project “German-Chinese cooperation on Agriculture and Climate Change”. [...]
On July 2-3, the Kick-off meeting of the subproject of DCZ, the “German-Chinese Cooperation on Agriculture and Climate change“ was held in Beijing. [...]
On 31st August 2019, Paul Miehe, Junior Expert for the DCZ, and Anne Veltes, MA student and intern for the DCZ, participated in this year’s Farm to Neighbors (F2N) Market Press Conference. [...]
Between September and December 2019, I am doing an internship at the Sino-German Agricultural Centre (DCZ) as part of my master’s degree. I am currently enrolled at Aarhus University’s Human Security program. Human Security is a concept developed by the United Nations Development Program in 1994. It is based on seven interconnected pillars: economic security, political security, personal security, community security, food security, environmental security and health security. [...]
Between June 30 and July 5, the Sino-German Agricultural Centre (DCZ) Science & Technology (S&T) platform in cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bio-economy (ATB) in Potsdam organised a conference and excursion in Germany for a delegation of 13 researchers from CAAS institutes and other Chinese agricultural research institutions. [...]
The 5th Field Day of the “Sino-German Crop Production and Agrotechnology Demonstration Park” (15-16 June 2019) has been highlighted by the visit of Germany’s Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Ms. Julia Klöckner, as well as high ranking members of the German and Chinese ministries of agriculture and a delegation of German agribusiness representatives. [...]