Bavarian State Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Forestry (StMELF)
The departmental research institutions of StMELF (Bavarian State Research Center for Agriculture; Bavarian State Institute for Forest and Forestry; Bavarian State Institute for Viticulture and Horticulture; Technology and Support Centre; Competence Center for Nutrition) are engaged in applied research, education, and extension to address the great challenges in food and bio-economic value chains.
Competences & Capabilities
- Expertise and high competence, particularly in the primary sector: agriculture, horticulture and forestry
- Strong applied research & development, and extension/education programmes
- Strict interdisciplinary and systems-oriented approach that is characterised by a participatory process to involve all relevant stakeholder groups (farmers, industry, policy, non-governmental organisation, consumers, and society)