Here you can find an overview of events organized by and together with Biovision. In addition to hosting our own event in spring and autumn, Biovision employees make appearances at various specialist events as sustainable food systems experts. You can look forward to wide-ranging and interesting insights into our work. Reserve the dates and come by. We look forward to your visit.
Biovision Symposium 2022
Food Makes a Difference! Join us for a diverse programme with guests from Malawi and Switzerland. Learn which initiatives and solutions for future food systems are already on a great track – and where challenges remain.
We are looking forward to welcoming you on the 26th of November 2022 at 2 p.m. for the online live broadcast.
Youtube Live Stream
Rio synergies: How agroecology and restoration contribute to climate, biodiversity and land targets
14:45 – 16:00 CEST
Food system transformation and land restoration are key to harmonizing action between the Rio conventions to achieve climate, biodiversity and land targets. This session will inspire and discuss how agroecology, restoration and integrated planning can connect and deliver on these agendas.
- Sebastian Lesch, BMZ
- Alisher Mirzabaev, University of Bonn
- John García Ulloa, Biovision Foundation
The following panel will be moderated by Martina Fleckenstein (WWF) and Sophia Baumert (GIZ).
Youtube Live Stream: @UNClimateChangeEvents
A Day with «The Seeds of Vandana Shiva»
10:00 – 17:00
With keynote lecture, film screening, book signing, panel discussion and participatory conversation lab
Language: German and English
«A Day with the Seeds of Vandana Shiva» is a tribute to our matroness, the Indian scientist and activist Dr. Vandana Shiva, a tribute to her deep connection to nature and to her lifelong commitment to agriculture and food, to free seeds and biodiversity, and in particular to women. Last fall, to mark her 70th birthday, her biography and a new film premiered. We are pleased to continue the tribute to her work with our day event, to present the film and to invite to a great open conversation with the audience.
Agroecology: Dreamy buzzword or practical solution for sustainable landscapes and food systems?
14:00 – 17:30
The event focuses on addressing the role of regenerative farming and agroecology in the transition to sustainable landscapes and food systems. Regenerative farming and agroecology have gained significant popularity in recent years and have become lead topics for a vast number of scientific conferences, thematic events, as well as dedicated media outlets.
- Madeleine Kaufmann, Policy Advisor at the Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG)
- Dr Urs Niggli, President of agroecology.science and the former director of the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
The panel discussion theme is “How can the HAFL Hugo P. Cecchini Institute support agroecology?” The discussion will be moderated by Zenebe Uraguchi and the panel members are Dominique Guenat, Christoph Studer, Stefanie Pondini (Biovision), and Marylaure Crettaz Corredor (SDC).