Agriculture and food

Projects relating to agriculture and genetically modified crops as well as questions of future nutrition

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Ackerland - Agrarsysteme
Measuring the agricultural system

Or: Which assessement approaches help paving the way to an economically viable, socially and environmentally compatible agricultural and environmental policy?

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Symbolbild Digitalisierung der Landwirtschaft
Digitisation of agriculture

Digitalisation raises hopes for more efficient and sustainable agricultural production. What would be the implications of a comprehensively networked agriculture?

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News on the topic
Impression während der keynote der EPTA-Konferenz 2022, disruption, Rohwer, Becker, Elsberg, Gehring, Prehn (vlnr)Technology assessment in times of multiple crises – more important than ever. A conference report

On 17 October 2022, members of parliament and scientists met for the international EPTA conference in Berlin to discuss the political and social handling of disruptions and the role of TA for parliament.

More25.10.2022 | Event | TABlog
Titelbilder TKP 55-58: Maritime Landwirtschaft, urbane Seilbanen, innovative Schiffbaukonzepte, föderales Lernen (Collage)On potentials of maritime agriculture, urban cable cars, sustainable shipbuilding concepts and federal machine learning

New topic profiles from horizon scanning offer compact answers to current questions and impulses for future research and innovations.

More31.08.2022 | Publication
Sensoricons auf Feld - Symbolbild Digitalisierung in der LandwirtschaftOn the way to a digitally integrated agriculture?

In two newly published reports TAB sheds light on development trends in digital agricultural technologies and analyses the opportunities and risks of a systemically integrated agriculture. The corresponding Policy Briefs are now available in English.

More16.02.2022 | Publication
AB 188 Fokus 27 Nachhaltigkeitsbewerung landwirtschaftlicher SystemePaving the way for a sustainability assessment of agricultural systems

Which type of land management is most sustainable ecologically, socially and economically? TAB report examines the possibilities of a comparative sustainability assessment of agricultural systems and shows the need for action for the (further) development of a more differentiated assessment. 

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AB 185: Arzneimittelrückstände in Trinkwasser und GewässernPharmaceutical residues in drinking water and water bodies

Against the backdrop of a steadily increasing consumption of medicinal products, the TAB has published a detailed report on »Pharmaceutical residues in drinking water and water bodies«.

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Projects on the topic

Publications on the topic


2021
Digitisation of agriculture: societal preconditions, frameworks and effects. TAB-Fokus
Kehl, C.; Meyer, R.; Steiger, S.
2021, September. Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag (TAB) Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Digitisation of agriculture: technological developments and perspectives. TAB-Fokus
Kehl, C.; Meyer, R.; Steiger, S.
2021, September. Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag (TAB) Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Paving the way to a sustainability assessment of farming systems. TAB-Fokus
Meyer, R.; Priefer, C.; Sauter, A.
2021, May. Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag (TAB) Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
2010
Opportunities and challenges facing new energy crops. Summary
Meyer, R.; Rösch, C.; Sauter, A.
2010. Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag (TAB). doi:10.5445/IR/1000137880Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
2007
Opportunities and challenges facing new energy crops. Summary
Meyer, R.; Grunwald, A.; Rösch, C.; Sauter, A.
2007. Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag (TAB). doi:10.5445/IR/1000137978Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
2005
Precision Agriculture. Summary
Rösch, C.; Dusseldorp, M.; Meyer, R.
2005. Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag (TAB). doi:10.5445/IR/1000137991Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Green genetic engineering. Summary
Sauter, A.; Hüsing, B.
2005. Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag (TAB). doi:10.5445/IR/1000137993Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Reduction of land use rate. Summary
Jörissen, J.; Coenen, R.
2005. Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag (TAB). doi:10.5445/IR/1000137539Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
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