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Latest DCZ Activities:


13 July 2022

Held since 2017, the Organic Field Days are the biggest convention of organic farmers in Germany. This year, Eva Sternfeld, Head of Scientific Dialogue at DCZ, visited the event at Gladbacher Hof in Villmar-Aumenau, Hesse to find out about the latest trends and innovations shaping Germany's organic farming sector.


24 June 2022

Against the backdrop of climate change, food crises, and market turbulences, bilateral cooperation to exchange experiences and jointly promote sustainable agricultural development is more important than ever, the 2022 Agricultural Policy Dialogue (APD) held in Berlin on 20-21 June concluded. Organized by GFA on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and its Bilateral Cooperation Program, the event brought together bilateral projects from Germany's key partner countries to discuss current opportunities and challenges in agricultural cooperation.


20 April 2022

On 11 April 2022, German and Chinese scholars in the fields of biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology came together for a third successful online workshop within the framework of the Exchange Forum on Sino-German Collaboration in Agricultural Sciences. Hosted by the Agricultural Genomics Institute Shenzhen (AGIS) of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and co-organized by the S&T Platform of the Sino-German Agricultural Centre (DCZ) and the Department for International Cooperation of CAAS, the workshop focused on opportunities for Sino-German cooperation in agricultural genomics and biotechnology and their application for improved plant and animal breeding. [...]

Latest Agri News:


22 July 2022

Effective as of 1 August 2022, the new law aims to coordinate policies on black soil protection under the overarching objective of achieving food security and a balanced ecosystem.


12 July 2022

In 2020, China committed to achieving carbon peaking by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060. Against this backdrop, on 1 July, NDRC (National Development and Reform Commission) and MARA (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs) jointly released an action plan aimed at reducing carbon emissions in agriculture and rural areas.


16 June 2022

On 10 May 2022, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)—China’s top economic planner—released a 14th five-year plan aimed at developing the country’s bioeconomy. With agriculture highlighted as one of its pillar industries, the plan is expected to drive the modernization of China's seed sector and improve agricultural production power through the application of biotechnology and life science solutions.