Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE)


Who are they?
BLE is a German institution under public law, empowered to conduct business on behalf of the BMEL. Its mandate includes carrying out measures, which strengthen agriculture, food production, fishery and forestry as well as rural areas. In addition, the BLE acts as programme manager for BMEL on national, European and international level in the field of agriculture and food production.

How are they involved in SUSFOOD?
BLE was a partner in SUSFOOD1. In SUSFOOD2, BLE is responsible for monitoring and impact assessment of research projects (WP4 leader), additional funding activities (WP7 leader), and is a programme manager for BMEL.

Who is involved: Annika Fuchs, Elke Saggau