A future for all, naturally

Biovision was founded with the aim of sustainably improving life for people in Africa while conserving the environment as the basis for all life. Biovision Foundation is a charitable organization in Switzerland (ZEWO certified) and has a legal opinion for 501(c)(3) public charity equivalency in the United States.

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Report 2013

Our motto in 2013 was "15 years’ commitment bears fruit" and the year was a particularly fruitful one for us. We were able to maintain growth in all areas and our projects and information work reached more people than ever before. During the year, both the benefits and the challenges we encountered whilst implementing projects in line with our objectives were reported in detail at special events, in our publications and in some 1240 press reports in Swiss and international media.

After a Jubilee Year that was both eventful and inspiring, we have the pleasure to present the Annual Report of the Biovision Foundation for 2013. The ratio between project costs and administrative and fundraising costs was just short of 80:20 in the last five years, with administrative costs accounting for 10%. In total, more than 5.6 million Swiss Francs was invested in our projects. More...

G-8 Alliance criticised

A new report from the international human rights organisation FIAN (Food First Information and Action Network) criticises the G-8’s “New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition”. The G-8 initiative is a public-private partnership which includes over 150 companies, among them the biggest transnational corporations in the food and agriculture sector.

The analysis of FIAN shows that the initiative ignores basic principles of human rights, such as participation. The report questions the role of the G-8 with regard to food security and nutrition and demands from the G-8 members that they implement the decisions of the Committee of World Food Security (CFS) in Rome: www.fian.org

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PAMCA Conference

The Pan African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA) is holding its first annual conference in Nairobi from 6 to 8 October 2104. “Challenges of vector control in the malaria eradication era” is the conference’s title and it is aimed at mosquito researchers, vector control specialists, industry representatives, NGOs, policy makers, educators and students from across Africa and beyond.

 

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