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Take a look at the May issue of our monthly DCZ NEWS DIGEST to keep abreast of the latest news, events and developments shaping Sino-German agricultural cooperation.

Latest DCZ Activities:


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. [...]


6 January 2022

On the morning of 27 December 2021, the China Seed Association held a workshop on a new subsection for crop seeds of the 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE). Mr. Zhang Yanqiu, President of China Seed Association, presided over the meeting. A total of 25 representatives from the Sino-German Agricultural Centre (DCZ), Sino-US Agricultural and Food Cooperation Project, Asian Association of Crop Science and other institutions, as well as international seed companies such as Bayer, Syngenta, Limagrain, BASF (China), KWS (China) etc. participated in the workshop.[...]

Latest Agri News:


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.


07 June 2022

On 20 April, the 2022 China Agricultural Outlook Conference released its annual outlook report for 2022-31. The 2022 report underlines the leadership’s resolve to reduce dependence on feed grain imports amid rising geopolitical uncertainties.


24 May 2022

On 20 April 2022, the Chinese State Council in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) held a press conference to summarize the agricultural sector of China in the first quarter of 2022. Zeng Yande, Chief of the Development and Planning Division at MARA, laid out the main summary of Q1.