Ja – natürlich! Das Dossier von Biovision mit Berichten zum Thema synthetische Pestizide.
Während das eidgenössische Parlament die Strategie für eine nachhaltigere Schweizer Landwirtschaft endgültig versenkte, tagte online die Zukunft unseres Ernährungssystems: das Ernährungsparlament. Wie weiter in der Ernährungspolitik? Interview mit Isabel Sommer und Daniel Langmeier
French-speaking Switzerland aims to limit the use of synthetic pesticides in arboriculture. With great success!
Two popular initiatives in Switzerland being put to the vote in June call for a move away from synthetic pesticides. The controversy surrounding a pesticide in the 1940s was the starting point of the organic movement.
Silke Bollmohr, an ecotoxicologist and agricultural advisor in East Africa, investigated the spread of highly hazardous pesticides in Kenya on behalf of local NGOs. The results startled politicians and the population – and triggered a movement.
Simon Gottwalt, Biovision programme officer for health, is calling for more solidarity. And warning that if we forget Africa when we vaccinate, it will ultimately affect us.
Carole Küng, co-director of the "SDSN", calls for increased Swiss commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The second wave of coronavirus is currently hitting the people of sub-Saharan Africa with full force – including in the Biovision project countries in the eastern part of the continent.
Hundreds of financial institutions have pledged support for sustainable development and efforts around climate change and biodiversity. In reality, however, only a tiny proportion of their agridevelopment investment is currently targeted at sustainable food systems.
Read number 5 of our most popular web stories of 2020: In the beginning of 2020 East Africa was facing the worst desert locust plague in decades. Biovision helped with ecological pest control measures.
Most research funding in Sub-Sahara Africa supports industrial agriculture - instead of more sustainable agroecological methods.
Lesen Sie unsere meist gelesenen Webgeschichten von 2020: Tomaten nachhaltig konsumieren - Worauf man bei einem verantwortlichen Tomaten-Einkauf achten kann.
Read the second of our most popular web stories of 2020: What the Corona crisis has to do with the food on our plates - About the Covid-19 pandemic and why industrial agriculture poses an increasing threat.
Read the first of our most popular web stories of 2020: Welcome hangers-on - About the environmentally friendly grain cultivation method "Push-Pull" and how it helps smallholder farming families in East Africa.