Political partner is the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)
The consortium charged with conducting this project consists of the Sortenförderungsgesellschaft mbH (SFG), ADT Project Consulting GmbH (ADT) and the German Plant Breeders’ Association (BDP). The German Society for Plant Variety Promotion (Sortenförderungsgesellschaft – SFG mbH) is a 100-percent subsidiary of the German Plant Breeders’ Association BDP. SFG’s core business areas are plant variety testing and international projects for seed sector development.
ADT Project Consulting GmbH (ADT) is specialized in international project management and consulting in the fields of livestock, agriculture and food. It has successfully managed and implemented more than 80 projects in 50 countries during the past 20 years.
The German Plant Breeders’ Association (BDP) represents the professional interests of the German plant breeding and seed trading industry and is also active to facilitate international cooperation and exchange in the field of plant breeding and seed trading.
BDP is a registered non-governmental association. BDP has created a network of organisations covering all issues relevant to the seed sector.
Also the German Federal Plant Variety Office (BSA), the Leibniz Institute for Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research in Germany (IPK), the German Plant Breeders’ Association (BDP) and the University of Hohenheim are involved as technical partners in the project implementation.