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 Publication
NEW: Read about the German seed sector and seed policies in Germany!
DCZ Smart Agriculture Website
Learn about the perspectives of political decision-makers, entrepreneurs and farmers on smart agriculture.
11 June 2020
On June 10, 2020 the DCZ S&T platform in cooperation with the Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning (IARRP) of CAAS successfully organised a workshop on Sino-German cooperation in agricultural sciences. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the event was organised as an online conference.[...]
DCZ published Collected Specialist Publication on Climate Change and Agriculture.
21 January 2020
Dr. Aihemaitijiang Rouzi, senior expert on agricultural sustainability from DCZ participated at the “2020 Tsinghua Forum on the Three Rural Issues” on January 4th which was organised by China Institute for Rural Studies of Tsinghua University. “Three Rural Issues” has been proposed by the former Chinese President Hu Jintao and refers to agriculture, rural areas and farmers. [..]
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. [...]