Since 2011, Germany has been pouring more than two billion euros into research on which to base its bioeconomy, which is regarded as the strongest bioeconomy in Europe and a core component of the country’s overall economy – one of the strongest in the world.
At a recent panel on the global bioeconomy held in Bonn, Germany, Landscape Voices spoke with Dr. Tilman Schachtsiek, a specialist in the bioeconomy and material biomass utilization at the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture. Here, he shares on the state of Europe’s bioeconomy as a whole, Germany’s role within it, and a unique success story of turning flowers into biomass-based consumer goods.
To learn more on this topic, read full coverage here: Making forests the focus of global bioeconomies.
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