Themes

Biodiversity and agriculture

Protecting biodiversity while ensuring food security for people is one of the major challenges of our time.

Human intervention in nature affects biological diversity, with traditional agriculture playing a central role. Land use change, pesticides and disease control measures lead to a drastic decline in various plant and animal populations.

How can we strike a balance between biodiversity conservation and food security? What conflicts do we face in addressing this challenge?

MULTIPLIERS students in Germany will meet experts active in the fields of (organic) farming and biodiversity research in order to get to know multiple perspectives and possible solutions.

Michaelschule Bonn

Everyone is caught up in the potato fever!

Mar 7, 2024
By Hannah Kwella, University of Bonn After a visit to the Bonn University’s ecological farm Campus Wiesengut, exploring the new project theme “Biodiversity and Agriculture”, our partner primary school, Michaelschule Bonn, chose the Doors Open Day at their school to set a “Multiplying Event”. They organized a stand on the topic of potatoes. There, the …
Introducing the MULTIPLIERS Open Schooling Hub: a treasure trove of teaching & learning resources on real-world challenges

Introducing the MULTIPLIERS Open Schooling Hub: a treasure trove of teaching & learning resources on real-world challenges

Nov 6, 2023
The MULTIPLIERS project has just launched its new MULTIPLIERS Open Schooling Hub: a platform hosting a wealth of teaching and learning resources for educators looking to address some of today’s most relevant real-world challenges, such as vaccination and biodiversity protection.
Exploring our new theme “Biodiversity and Agriculture” outside the classroom: a visit to the Campus Wiesengut ecological farm

Exploring our new theme “Biodiversity and Agriculture” outside the classroom: a visit to the Campus Wiesengut ecological farm

Sep 21, 2023
The start of the 2023/2024 school year brought a good dose of inspiration to our Open Science Community (OSC) in Germany, where our partners from the University of Bonn kicked off the activities of their new MULTIPLIERS theme “Biodiversity and Agriculture”. In the past year, our German OSC focused on the topic of Vaccination, and …