ATSAF is a scientific society for internationally oriented agricultural and ecosystem research in Germany.
ATSAF brings together scientists and development experts from the fields of agricultural sciences, ecology, veterinary medicine, nutrition, forestry, fisheries and other basic disciplines with a focus on
for countries in the tropics, subtropics and transition regions
ATSAF informs, promotes multidisciplinary research, networks members with cooperation partners, increases public awareness, intensifies communication, takes a stand and creates identity for all those interested in these issues, especially students and young scientists.
ATSAF actively supports the yearly Tropentag, supports students interested in science journalism, awards congress travel grants, initiates expert discussions, and forms competence teams.
ATSAF in one and a half minutes - The Council for Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural Research presents itself in its new image film.
ATSAF awards the Honorary Prize for Life's Work (Veronica atsafii H.) in 2016 to
Diethard Mai and thus acknowledges his many years of commitment to development-oriented agricultural research - in particular his outstanding commitment to the internationalization and networking of German contributions to development-oriented agricultural research.