In this category you will find all information with regard to (1) the partner projects of the GlobE program, (2) other projects in the frame of food security, climate change and bioenergy, (3) exchange initiatives and external partners, who are linked to Trans-SEC as well as (4) other initiatives such as links to small and medium sizes enterprises (SMEs) and alliances with non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Hortinlea and Trans-SEC cooperation

Within the frame of Horlinlea a SLE-study has been conducted and a strong cooperation is set up.  » more

Institute of Rural Development Planning (IRDP)

IRDP is the main Institute for Rural Development in Tanzania and was the lead partner in implementing Chololo Ecovillage project in Tanzania Both projects will use synergies in terms of out and up-scaling.  » more

Wami/Ruvu Basin Water Office

Provides water related data  » more

SLE is partner

The Centre for Rural development (SLE) is involved in Trans-SEC as a partner of the Humboldt University of Berlin. SLE researchers will conduct studies analysing the food security relevant innovation systems in Tanzania. Using SLE approaches and tools the researchers will conduct a baseline and an impact study at different levels before and after implementing...  » more

The Europa Viadriana Uni is partner

A Memorandum of Understanding was completed between the Institute for Conflict Management (IKM) at European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) and the Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF e.V.) in order to formalise bilateral cooperation, which focuses on the research on "Development and implementation of a conflict prevention...  » more

EU Commission is partner

Trans-SEC - ZALF is for the country Tanzania official partner of the IPTS EU-Commission Project "Technical and scientific Support to agriculture and Food and Nutrition Security sectors" financed by DEVCO-JRC. This project aims at 1. improving information systems, 2. Policy & economic analysis for decision-making processes and 3. scientific advice.  » more

Partner Projects

Securing the global food supply is a central aim of the National Research Strategy BioEconomy 2030. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research launched the funding initiative "Securing the Global Food Supply" (GlobE) to support the global development of sustainable, high-output agriculture. The available links of the partner projects you will find...  » more


The MoU between the Sokoine University and ZALF intensifies the collaboration. For further information please contact either Dr. Khamaldin Mutabazi ( or Dr. Stefan Sieber (  » more