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Project Idai: Local seed systems critical for food security

- The FAO has presented an impressive report on the BMEL-funded project "Foundations for Rebuilding Seed Systems post Cyclone Idai". The brochure provides a comprehensive insight into the implementation and successes of the project…

Conservation breeding of endangered rabbit breeds

- Four "Japaner" have moved into Nuremberg Zoo - two "Lux rabbits" will follow

BMEL Open Day: Great Interest in Biodiversity

- On August 20 and 21, 2022, the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) in Berlin invited to their Open Day. The Information and Coordination Centre for Biological Diversity (IBV) was represented with a booth.

20 August is Honey Bee Day

- The honey bee may be small, but it has a very large and significant role in our ecosystems.

Congress on native livestock breeds: Register now!

- Register now for the National Congress on Old and Endangered Native Livestock Breeds in Bonn, Germany, Sept. 26-28!

New regulation for the use of pesticides planned

- The European Commission is proposing a draft regulation for the sustainable use of pesticides

Interdisciplinary VdZ Symposium on the Preservation of Old Livestock Breeds on 22/23 November 2022

- The Association of Zoological Gardens (VdZ) and the Arche Warder Zoo invite you to the Interdisciplinary VdZ Symposium on the Conservation of Old Livestock Breeds at the Nordhorn Zoo.

Register now: Network Meeting Biodiversity Consulting on 12/13 September in Fulda

- The German Network Agency for Rural Areas (DVS) invites you to a nationwide exchange on current topics concerning biodiversity in agricultural landscapes.

Ninth Plenary Session of the World Biodiversity Council IPBES

- The ninth Plenary of IPBES was held in Bonn, Germany from 3-9 July 2022 in hybrid form.

Save the Date: Congress on breeding and conservation of old and endangered domestic livestock breeds

- BMEL will host a national congress on the breeding and conservation of old and endangered domestic livestock breeds at the World Conference Center Bonn from September 26-28, 2022.