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The social, economic and environmental value of agricultural productivity in the EU

Global agriculture and rural development face manifold challenges. The study reveals how a more productive and resource efficient agriculture can mitigate these challenges and provide at the same time... continue >

Towards the Third Green Revolution

Agriculture - a key industry in the 21st century - the brochure describes the challenges that agriculture sciences and world food face in order to meet global needs. The key to success lies in researc... continue >

Ananas aus dem Allgäu?

"Ananas aus dem Allgäu?" reveals how ecological and socially friendly regional shopping is. It addresses to consumers who still worry about the environment when they purchase food produced abroad... continue >

Die dritte Grüne Revolution

"Die dritte Grüne Revolution" investigates agriculture as a key industry in the 21st century and describes the challenges that world food and agricultural sciences face in meeting global needs.&n... continue >

Die globalisierte Kuh

"Die globalisierte Kuh" describes social, economic, sanitary and ethic problems of dairy farming and explains why dairy cows do not spoil the climate.... continue >

Boden - Fundament des Lebens

Although we are aware of the importance of water and air for human beings, we usually underestimate soil. It is an extremely sensitive resource, which is farmed intensively and often overexploited. Th... continue >

The social importance of plant breeding in Germany

The paper describes the challenges of a globalized world and the changes in world agriculture. It analyzes the impact of plant breeding on social welfare, food security and the protection of climate a... continue >

The value of Neonicotinoid seed treatment in the European Union

This research report of Steffen Noleppa (agripol - network for policy advice GbR) and Thomas Hahn (a-connect) investigates the socio-economic and environmental contribution of the Neonicotinoid t... continue >

HFFA Working Paper 2

HFFA Working Paper "Rediscovering productivity in European agriculture: Theoretical background, trends, global perspectives, and policy options" can be downloaded now. This report by Dieter Kirschke a... continue >

HFFA Working Paper 1

HFFA Working Paper "Der süße Sang der Sirenen" can be downloaded in German. It summarizes a study by Harald von Witzke and Steffen Noleppa on the importance of intellectual property rights ... continue >