International collaboration

DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture strongly focuses on cooperation, expert advice and research-based public-sector consultancy at an international level and is represented in various correlations.

Via its centre unit, DCA is in charge of a number of tasks in relation to international research and policy support. On behalf of the Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark, DCA attends to responsibilities in:

  • the European Innovation Partnership on Agricultural Sustainability and Productivity (EIP-AGRI)
  • the Collaborative Working Group of Sustaina-ble Animal Production
  • NordGen Council for Farm Animal Genetic Resources 
  • and Animal Task Force. 

Via its engagement in several ERA-nets, DCA participates in a series of European research programmes. The centre also supports collaboration in major applications to European research programmes, primarily Horizon 2020

International funding ensures increased research activities and allows DCA to provide research-based policy support at the highest possible international level.


Margrethe Balling Høstgaard

Corporate- and international coordinator
H bldg. A14
P +4587151226
P +4540147885

Vivi Hunnicke Nielsen

Associate professor
H bldg. A14, 4064
P +4587157912
P +4522191351