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  • Event Workshop in Tashkent

    Scientific Conference ‘Sustainable Agroforestry Value Chains of Nut and Fruit Systems in Central Asia’, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 25th April 2024 In the context of the annual SUFACHAIN project meeting, we are organising a scientific conference on ‘Sustainable Agroforestry Value Chains of Nut and Fruit Systems in Central Asia’. The conference will take place on 25th April…


  • Successful Webinar on Carbon Certification in Agroforestry Systems in Central Asia

    Successful Webinar on Carbon Certification in Agroforestry Systems in Central Asia 22 January 2024 On 12 December 2023 we organised a webinar on carbon certification for agroforestry systems in Central Asia, which was attended by around 40 people from across Central Asia. The webinar was conducted with the support of colleagues from Sustainable AG, Dr.…


  • Walnut shells as ingredients for cosmetics: Rhine-Waal University project researches alternatives to microplastics with Kalkar-based company

    News Walnut shells as ingredients for cosmetics: Rhine-Waal University project researches alternatives to microplastics with Kalkar-based company 12 December 2023 Microplastics have been banned in cosmetics and detergents since October 2023. But what alternatives are there? Researchers at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences want to find out together with the family-run company bb med. product…


  • SUFACHAIN Event 12 December 2023

    Event Online workshop on Carbon Certification in Agroforestry Systems in Central Asia 12 December 2023 What is carbon sequestration in the context of Central Asian agroforestry systems? Which calculation measures for carbon sequestration exist? What are the current certification standards for carbon and ecosystem services? On Tuesday, 12th December 2023 at 10 am (Berlin time)/…


  • What do walnut forests in Kyrgyzstan have to do with cosmetics manufacturers in the Lower Rhine region? – Studium Generale Event at Rhine-Waal University

    What do walnut forests in Kyrgyzstan have to do with cosmetics manufacturers in the Lower Rhine region? – Studium Generale Event at Rhine-Waal University 21 November 2023 On 21st November, Philip Schierning, Prof. Bockmühl (Rhine-Waal University) and Robert Beinio and Marian Rademacher (bbmed. product GmbH) presented the SUFACHAIN project to the general public at Campus…


  • SUFACHAIN-related research in the local news: Cosmetics without microplastic: Are walnut shells the solution?

    SUFACHAIN-related research in the local news: Cosmetics without microplastic: Are walnut shells the solution? 15 November 2023 Prof. Bockmühl, microbiology researcher under the SUFACHAIN project, recently gave an interview about the use of walnut shells to substitute microplastics in cosmetics, which was published in an article of the German newspaper NRZ. Under SUFACHAIN, Prof. Bockmühl…


  • SUFACHAIN project kicks off to promote sustainable land management in Central Asia

    News SUFACHAIN project kicks off to promote sustainable land management in Central Asia Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, March 17, 2023 On 13 and 14 March, 22 scientists, eight entrepreneurs and representatives from five civil society organisations from Germany and Central Asia gathered at the Plaza Hotel in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, to kick off the SUFACHAIN project. The workshop…