Agri News

The 20th Anniversary of the Sino-German Organic Agriculture Development Cooperation Project “Development of Biological Agriculture in Poverty Stricken Areas of the P.R. of China”, took place during October 22 to 23, 2017, in Yuexi County, Anhui Province. The event was part of the “Ecological Civilization Construction Forum” lecture tour in Anhui and Hubei Provinces, organized by the newspaper “China Environment […]

Phase 1 of the DCZ coming to an end Dear Friends, Supporters and Associates of the German-Chinese Agricultural Center (DCZ), The first phase of the DCZ is coming to an end on March 31st, 2018. The DCZ was inaugurated by the Chinese Minister of Agriculture, Han Changfu and the German Minister of Food and Agriculture, Christian Schmidt on 23rd of […]

Plans for a new restructured Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Next week on March 20th, 2018, the 13th National People’s Congress will most likely approve the State Councils submission to restructure several ministries and commissions from the ground up. The Ministry of Agriculture shall become the new Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and will gain overall importance. It will integrate responsibilities of the Ministry of Water Resources (farmland and […]

New “Document No.1” 2018 focuses on rural revitalization For the 14th year in a row, CPC Central Committee and the State Council have released “Document No. 1” on 5th February 2018. The policy document is a major indicator of priorities devoted to agriculture, farmers and rural areas. The document calls for the continuation of supply-side structural reform to further reform and develop the agricultural sector while at the […]


International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) organizes the 5th European Organic Leadership Course (OLC) from May 2017 to February 2018. This intensive, one-year course empowers participants to assume greater responsibilities in finding organic solutions to address the world’s environmental and social challenges. It is IFOAM’s flagship training program, comprising two face-to-face sessions and 10 webinars. After the first residential […]