19.07.2017

Switzerland affords sustainability at the expense of others

Two years after the adoption of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) the recently released SDG Index & Dashboards Report 2017 identifies continuous need for action. Switzerland, which is only ranked 8th, also needs to make an effort if it is to achieve the Global Goals until 2030.

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19.07.2017

New mosquito nets offer better protection against malaria

A new coating for mosquito nets could represent a further step in efforts to curb this deadly disease. The agent chlorfenapyr from German company BASF works in a completely different way than current insecticides.

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18.07.2017

SDC Food Security Strategy

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has published a strategy document “Global Programme Food Security”, which shares many of the same objectives as the Biovision Foundation. Biovision is working with SDC at various levels.

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14.07.2017

Push-Pull inventor visits Biovision

Professor Zeyaur Khan, the inventor of the Push-Pull technology, visited Biovision Foundation in Zurich and explained the current challenges to the method that is increasing yields of farmers substantially.

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11.07.2017

First Push-Pull fields now in Malawi

Last year, Biovision in cooperation withicipe started work on spreading Push Pull to other countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The first signs of success are now evident, e.g. on the farm of Agnes Michael in the village of Ukwe in Malawi.

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