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World Food Day 2017: research to prevent malnutrition - Topic: International Affairs

About two billion people worldwide suffer from undernourishment or malnutrition due to a lack of vitamins and mineral deficiencies. To address these problems and to improve food supplies, the Federal Ministry of Food (BMEL) is funding international joint research ventures. Read more: World Food Day 2017: research to prevent malnutrition …

Model farmer and his family in their home garden where shade trees, fruit trees, coffee and vegetables grow on various levels. (refer to: World Food Day 2017: research to prevent malnutrition)

Optimize the cooperative use of genetic diversity in plant breeding in Europe - Topic: Biological Diversity

From June 7 to June 9, the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources (ECPGR) held a Workshop in Bonn. Successful cooperation projects of public-private partnership between gene banks, public and private research institutions and plant breeders were presented. Read more: Optimize the cooperative use of genetic diversity in plant breeding in Europe …

Dr. Frank Begemann  (refer to: Optimize the cooperative use of genetic diversity in plant breeding in Europe)

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