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Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut,
Bundesforschungsinstitut für Ländliche Räume, Wald und Fischerei
Bundesallee 50
38116 Braunschweig


Phone: +49 531 596 1003
Fax: +49 531 596 1099


Overall responsibility

The president of the Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, Prof. Dr. Folkhard Isermeyer.

Value added tax identification number (VAT No)

DE 153809887

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General Information

The Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute, Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries – Thünen Institute in brief – consists of 15 specialized institutes with socio-economic, ecological and technological expertise. The Thünen Institute conducts research and policy advice related to rural areas, agriculture, forests and fisheries.

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