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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 - among others FACCE SURPLUSSusCrop og ERA-NET SusAn.

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.