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UN World Pulses Day – 10 February 2024

UN World Pulses Day – 10 February 2024

To mark the United Nations’ World Pulses Day on 10 February, Donau Soja is reminding of the importance of these protein crops for ensuring food security for the European population, improving soils and stopping the deforestation of valuable ecosystems. In 2024, the...

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The fermentation of pulses around the world

The fermentation of pulses around the world

  10 Oct 2023, 17:00 - 18:30 online event    Fermentation is one of the oldest and most straightforward methods of food preparation. Enzymes produced by microorganisms like bacteria, yeasts, and mold, have long by used by humans to produce food that is both...

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World Soybean Research Conference (WSRC11)

World Soybean Research Conference (WSRC11)

REVIEW AND IMPRESSIONS World Soybean Research Conference 11 (WSRC11) 18 - 23 June 2023, Vienna, Austria  The World Soybean Research Conference took place under the motto 'soybean research for sustainable development' from 18 - 23 June 2023 - for the first time in...

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XVI. International Lupin Conference

XVI. International Lupin Conference

„Breeding, Cultivation and Use of Lupins for a Sustainable Agriculture – Recent Developments"   19.-23. June 2023 in Rostock, Germany     The Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) and the Julius Kühn Institute - Federal Research Centre for...

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Fourth International Legume Society Conference

Fourth International Legume Society Conference

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDING SOON Fourth International Legume Society Conference (ILS4) 19 - 22 September, Granada, Spain   Dear colleagues and friends, It is our great pleasure to welcome you to Granada (Spain), to the 4th International Legume Society...

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Global Bean Seed Festival 2023

Global Bean Seed Festival 2023

  Global Bean Seed Festival 2023 Celebrate pulses and participate to an international seed exchange!   22 April 2023, 13:00 - 14:30   UNITED FOR BEANS DIVERSITY! This year, we make our Global Bean seed festival very special: On 22nd April, various Global...

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World Soybean Research Conference 18 – 23 June 2023

World Soybean Research Conference 18 – 23 June 2023

PROGRAM UPDATE and EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDING SOON World Soybean Research Conference 11 (WSRC11) 18 - 23 June 2023, Vienna, Austria    The updated program for the World Soybean Research Conference is now available. View the sessions and experts chairing...

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Global Bean March meeting

Global Bean March meeting

  Growing exotic legume species Discover how to grow unknown legume species   16 March 2023, 17:00 - 18:30 CET     The Fabaceae family is immense. Beans have been one of the most widely used crops for millennia, and have been used in the human diet as a...

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World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

The World Soybean Research Conference (WSRC11) will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 18 - 23 June 2023.  The program is constantly evolving. You can find the most updated version here: Program | Vienna 2023 (wsrc11vienna.com)  Get involved Present your work...

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World Pulses Day on 10 February 2023

World Pulses Day on 10 February 2023

For the coming World Pulses Day on Friday, 10 February, the organisation Donau Soja reminds of the urgently needed Protein Transition in Europe. Currently, pulses such as soybeans, peas, beans, lentils and the like account for only about 2 to 3 percent of the total...

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Share the Bean: A Citizen Science Experiment

Share the Bean: A Citizen Science Experiment

Science is not limited to scientists. Everyone can get involved. Public participation in scientific research is becoming more and more crucial in increasing everyone’s understanding of science and its benefit to society. Most importantly, it advances scientific...

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World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

The World Soybean Research Conference (WSRC11) will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 18 - 23 June 2023.  The program is constantly evolving. You can find the most updated version here: Program | Vienna 2023 (wsrc11vienna.com)SESSION OVERVIEW Plenary sessions Monday:...

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Global Bean December meeting

Global Bean December meeting

  Legumes in community catering   13 December 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 CET     Public canteens are often, especially in schools, considered a mere cost item in the budget of a municipality or a company. Instead, collective catering can have an important...

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Global Bean November meeting

Global Bean November meeting

European tour of local initiatives Increasing cultivation and consumption of pulses 15 November 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 CET    In the Global North, pulse consumption per capita is much lower than recommended on a nutritional basis. It is also widely recognized...

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Donau Soja 10 Years Anniversary Event

Donau Soja 10 Years Anniversary Event

    Donau Soja celebrated its first 10 years in Vienna on 29–30 September 2022 in the Hotel InterContinental.     Impressions can be found under the following links:     photos and video from the first day photos and video from the second day         Food day, 30...

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Global Bean October meeting

Global Bean October meeting

Discover on the 25th of October 2022 which agroecologically and environmentally friendly solutions we can take over from various regions in the world. After a general overview, Werner Vogt-Kaute from Naturland will analyse the most current and relevant problems we...

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Haberlandt Award for soybean research in Europe and China

Haberlandt Award for soybean research in Europe and China

The Haberlandt Award recognises outstanding achievements in soybean research in Europe and China. This price is awarded by the Donau Soja Association in cooperation with the Soybean speciality committee of the Crop Science Society of China.Who are the winners? An...

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Donau Soja 10 Years Anniversary Event

Donau Soja 10 Years Anniversary Event

Donau Soja celebrates its first 10 years in Vienna on 29–30 September 2022.  At this event, Donau Soja invites you as a member or partner to celebrate this success together.     Registration | 10Years Donau Soja Marcella Gross-Varga Event- & Marketing Manager...

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World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

The World Soybean Research Conference (WSRC11) will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 18 - 23 June 2023.   Dear colleagues and guests, on behalf of the conference committees and the Donau Soja Association, the hosting institution, I feel truly honored and...

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