News

Welcome to our news section! This is where you will find regular news about our activities, publications and more.

Our new website is online!

Right on time for this year's International Green Week Berlin, we are happy to announce the launch of our website!
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Which climate change adaptation measures in Egypt are most cost-efficient?

We are now collaborating with the International Climate Initiative (IKI) in their project "Political dialogue and knowledge management on low...
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How can the agricultural sector in Lithuania improve biodiversity conservation?

We will answer this and other questions within the framework of the project "Optimizing the Management of Natura 2000 Network...
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HFFA-Model: new Paper explains the theoretical background and functioning of our modelling approach

Have you ever wondered how we derive our study results? You can find a detailed explanation on the HFFA-Model in...
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We are tweeting!

You can now find us on twitter. Follow us to stay informed about our studies and activities!
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Poultry meat production: research paper now available in English and German

Modern productive technologies are often criticized for their alleged negative impacts. This is also the case for poultry meat production...
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Study on the economic and environmental effects of Metazachlor published

What impact does the herbicide metazachlor have on EU oilseed rape production? Have a look at our newest research paper...
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The hidden danger in food and feed: new report about mycotoxins in cooperation with The Andersons Centre

Our new report highlights the importance of science-based measures and policies to decrease an important and emerging danger in food...
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EU environmental standards: New HFFA Research Paper explores the associated costs for the German agricultural sector

Our latest study commissioned by the German Farmers’ Association (DBV – Deutscher Bauernverband) analyses the costs associated with the EU's...
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Chapter contribution to the book “Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies – The bioscience revolution in Europe and Africa“

Harald von Witzke and Steffen Noleppa contributed a chapter titled “A European perspective – The case for a highly productive...
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Sustainable agriculture in Saudi Arabia: Developing an effective implementation strategy with national decision-makers

We will take part in a project to provide comprehensive advice on how to implement a sustainable agricultural policy strategy...
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Viet Nam’s UPOV membership boosted its plant breeding sector

What are the socio-economic benefits of promoting plant variety protection in Viet Nam? Our new study has all the answers.
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Newly updated HFFA Research study “Societal benefits of plant protection in Germany” now available

A newly updated version of the HFFA Research study on the benefits of plant protection in Germany is now available...
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Demonstrating the value of modern chemical plant protection: visualized summary paper now available

Our findings have now been published in an easily comprehensible and visualized summary paper by the Industrieverband Agrar (IVA).
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New HFFA Research paper published: The economic and environmental costs of banning neonicotinoides in the EU

Our newest HFFA Research Paper 01/2017 analyses the costs of an EU ban on neonicotinoids, specifically for the case of...
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HFFA Research wins tendering of TAB-project „Challenges for plant breeding“

In an expert report commissioned by the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag (TAB), we will explore the...
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HFFA Research paper explores the economic and environmental impacts of fungicide active ingredient Epoxiconazole

Our latest HFFA Research Paper explores the yield and cost effects caused by epoxiconazole, a fungicide active ingredient used extensively...
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What is the impact of different farming methods on biodiversity? New study results in English out now

The English version of one of our latest studies dealing with the impact of different land management systems on regional...
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HFFA Research Paper on Agri-Ecological Partnerships now available in German

Our latest research results presenting the concept of Agri-Ecological Partnerships is now also available in German.
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What is the societal value of plant breeding? New HFFA Research results presented in Brussels

Managing Director, Dr. Steffen Noleppa, presented the results of the latest HFFA Research study at a high-level event in Brussels...
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Agri-Ecological Partnerships: HFFA Research Paper presents new concept for the resolution of land use related conflicts

Our new study investigates a promissing new concept to help balance the interests of agriculture with the concerns of environmental...
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New research results presented at International Green Week Berlin

Our new research results on agricultural land use and biodiversity have been published today. They were presented in a press...
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New HFFA Research paper on EU agricultural land trade and self-sufficiency published today

What are the consequences of EU agricultural trade for land use on a global scale? Our new HFFA Research Paper...
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HFFA Research publishes study on mycotoxins in corn

Dr. Steffen Noleppa, Managing Director of HFFA Research, presented his new study on Mycotoxins in maize: economic consequences for agricultural...
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Water impacts of intensive agriculture: new HFFA Research study deals with benefits of agricultural producvitity in the EU

In our newest research paper, we take a closer look at virtual water trade and water productivity in the EU...
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HFFA Research Managing Director gave invited speech at Green Week Berlin

Managing Director Dr. Steffen Noleppa gave a talk on “Bio-economy and global food security: Putting things into context” as part...
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HFFA Research GmbH has moved into new office

We are now located in the heart of the city, in Berlin-Schöneberg.
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First HFFA Research Paper published

In their paper, authors Steffen Noleppa and Matti Cartsburg (both HFFA Research) take a closer look at virtual land trade...
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HFFA Research GmbH officially registered

HFFA Research has been officially registered today. The company is now ready to start its business activities.
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