Institute for Agroecology

We are a non-profit company, owned by the state of Rhineland-Palatinate and our interest is on applied research in the areas of agriculture and environment for nearly 30 years now.

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Graduation completed

Dr. Victor Gourley received his PhD at the University of Koblenz/Landau on February 10th 2017 for his thesis. He is a staff member since 2011 and will continue his work about "plant protection" at IfA.

Annual Report 2016

Our Annual Report for 2016 is online and available for download. On about 70 pages and in a brand new design, it provides an interesting summary of the scientific work and other activites around the Institute.

VitoVin added to FiBL Inputs-List

VitoVin-Pflanzenstärkung was added to the FiBL-Inputs-list without any restrictions as plant strengthener on organic basis after being successfully tested by the Research Institute for Organic Agriculture.

Geodata of Land Cover

Ihe Department Environmental Systems presented its work at a colloquium of the task force "Fernerkundliche Landschaftserfassung" (Land Cover and Remote Sensing) in the Ministry of Environment.

Technology-Tramsfer to Colombia

This Public Private Partnership Project is a technology transfer to the region of Nariño. It aims to improve the living conditions of small farmers. Six innovative small scale biogas plants are installed by now.

Small Biogas Plants in Kenya

The project was carried out jointly with Rehau GmbH and the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Six pilot plants were installed at small farms, put into operation and checked for functionality.

"Already There" at DLG Feldtage

From 14th to 16th of June DLG Feldtage took place in Haßfurt (Franken). IfA and Forum Moderne Landwirtschaft e.V. had the chance to present the biodiversity project "Eh da-Flächen" at one of the biggest agricultural exhibitions.

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