Federal Office for Agriculture and Food

Themes of ptble

Resource-efficient plant production

Production of crop plants plays a key role throughout the entire value-added chain of agricultural production. Read more: Resource-efficient plant production …

Getreide (refer to: Resource-efficient plant production)

Animal-welfare oriented husbandry

Animal-welfare oriented husbandry pays regard to animals’ natural living conditions, takes into account their congenital behaviour, and is committed to their welfare. Read more: Animal-welfare oriented husbandry …

Milchkühe im Stall (refer to: Animal-welfare oriented husbandry)

Sustainable fisheries

Fishery products play an important role for human consumption; they contribute to a healthy diet, eating fish is a treat, and fishery products are appreciated as a traditional cultural asset. Read more: Sustainable fisheries …

Ein Schiff (refer to: Sustainable fisheries)

Sustainable forest management

The term sustainable forest management was coined by the Saxon mining administrator Hannß Carl von Carlowitz (1645-1714), who was worried that there might no longer be sufficient timber to supply the Saxon mines under his supervision. Read more: Sustainable forest management …

Buchenwald (refer to: Sustainable forest management)

Organic and sustainable farming

The overall idea of organic and sustainable farming is to manage business operations sustainably and in harmony with nature. Read more: Organic and sustainable farming …

Ferkel (refer to: Organic and sustainable farming)

Rural development

About half of the Germany population live in rural areas. To them, the rural areas covering almost 90 percent of Germany do not only represent a natural resource and recreational value, they also stand for their home environment and place to work. Read more: Rural development …

Dorf und Landwirtschaft (refer to: Rural development)

Global food security

International research cooperation on global food security researches the numerous challenges to global food security with the objective of developing efficient solutions. Read more: Global food security …

Reisfeld in Afrika (refer to: Global food security)

Biological diversity

Biological diversity forms the basis of the agricultural, forestry, fishing, and food industries. Read more: Biological diversity …

Coburger Fuchsschafe auf der Weide (refer to: Biological diversity)

Healthy diets

Apart from providing consumers with nutritious, healthy and safe food, consumer behaviour with regard to a healthy diet and sufficient physical exercise also needs to be taken into account. Read more: Healthy diets …

Kochen einer Gemüsesuppe (refer to: Healthy diets)

Consumer protection

Whether as consumer of food products and enjoyment foods, as clients of financial services providers, telecommunications companies, or tour operators, as patient or passenger; consumer protection concerns almost every area of life where people and businesses or institutions come into contact. Read more: Consumer protection …

Zwei Personen und Unterlagen (refer to: Consumer protection)