Stig Tanzmann

Stig Tanzmann

Stig Tanzmann is a farmer and agricultural scientist and has been working as a consultant for agricultural issues at Brot für die Welt - Evangelical Developmental Service since 2010. Since 2008, he has been working on the international effects of European meat production. Other thematic priorities of his work are the development policy effects of EU agricultural policy, agricultural ecology, biodiversity, bioeconomy and seed.

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The hype about urban gardening: farmers or hobby gardeners?

The hype about urban gardening: farmers or hobby gardeners?

By Stig Tanzmann

Urban gardening is becoming increasingly popular in northern metropoles. People who consider themselves part of a green movement are establishing productive gardens in the city, for example on rooftops or in vacant lots. In severely impoverished regions of the global South, urban agriculture is a component of the food strategy.

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‘The Green Revolution reaches its limits’

‘The Green Revolution reaches its limits’

Stig Tanzmann is a farmer and adviser on agricultural issues at ‘Bread for the World’. Jan Rübel interviewed him about his reservations about AGRA's strategy.

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