Push-Pull. In practical training they share their knowledge: from farmer to farmer." />Push-Pull. In practical training they share their knowledge: from farmer to farmer." />



2020 - Jahr der Chancen!

Das grünere Parlament berät die Zukunft der Landwirtschaft, das Volk entscheidet über Pestizide und auf der Strasse formiert sich eine Bewegung: 2020 wird ein Jahr der Entscheidungen in der Schweizer Landwirtschaft.

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Milk expressway from the savannah to the city

Thanks to camels, hundreds of shepherd families in barren north-east Kenya now have a better life. But it’s not just them – the women of the Anolei Milk Cooperative also benefit.

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Lost food

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, one central factor in the fight against hunger has been ignored: food loss.

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«Is our hope for a better world realistic?»

On 1 January 2020, Dr. Frank Eyhorn has taken over the operational management of Biovision as the new Managing Director. Andreas Schriber, longtime CEO and co-founder of Biovision, met his successor for a talk.

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It needs to stink a bit - does it?

Behind the lucrative cheese business, however, are millions of federal francs – and, unfortunately, often also Brazilian rainforest.

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Increased income thanks to crowdordering

An innovative crowd-ordering project organized by Biovision, SAT and Gebana gives smallholder families from Morogoro, Tanzania, direct access to the market for their high-quality organically grown spices.

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Crazy how it sounds!

Hobby gardener Susanne Cetkovic listened to her soil—and was impressed.

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World Soil Day 2019

For World Soil Day 2019 Biovision wants to emphasise the importance of soil. Read about the connections between agroecology, soil and climate change.

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Biovision presents new study at COP25

Biovision presents its latest study at the World Climate Change Conference COP25 and shows how agroecology can contribute to climate protection.

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Does organic farming really harm the climate?

You’ve probably heard or read about it somewhere: A British study published in early November claimed that organic agriculture is bad for the climate. But what was the basis of this study and what are the facts?

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Where does cash for agricultural research go?

Biovision presents a new study on cash flows in agricultural research. Together with donors and researchers we aim to find ways of investing more funds into agroecological research.

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2019 Symposium: Optimistic athmosphere

Tina Siegenthaler said it best: "This is so powerful!" The young organic farmer and environmental activist from Dietikon, Zurich, said after the event, "800 people pulling together for the same cause—that makes a big impression.”

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Knowledge creates food

Development is based on knowledge. Biovision promotes the development and dissemination of holistic solutions.

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#WorldFoodDay 2019

In order to improve global food security, we need more knowledge about what we can do in the global north to combat hunger in the world. In our video series on #WorldFoodDay we take a stand.

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Success in fight against hunger and poverty

Monica and Joseph Gatobu have done it! The couple, who have a small farm in Meru, no longer rely on food aid. By adopting organic methods of cultivation and finding new niche markets they have found a way out of poverty.

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A fatal attraction

Plants and insects communicate extensively with each other. For example, they send out mating calls and false promises, and this is the characteristic used by Push-Pull. How does the ecological pest control method Push-Pull work? An interview with our expert and a detailed info graphic show it.

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Swiss Television SRF presents Hans Herren in a documentation about "Swiss Success Stories"

Swiss television is showing a documentary about Hans Herren, the founder and president of Biovision. The first broadcast will take place on Friday 13 September at 9 p.m. (CET).

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How agroecology works against climate change

The consequent use of agroecological methods can alleviate the causes of climate change and the consequences of global warming for humans. The following 5 answers and an infografic show you how.

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“These days, we’ve got enough to eat”

Janet Dzimiri, a smallholder from Zimbabwe, was unable to feed her family after the death of her husband. The turning point came when Jona Mutasa, also a smallholder from Zimbabwe, told her about a new method of maize cultivation.

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IPCC special report confirms Biovision's approach to the climate crisis

On 8th August, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presented the first major climate change report on the world’s terrestrial ecosystems.

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Small farmers in the fast lane

In Simbabwe thousands of small holders already learnt to protect their crops from pests through the organic push-pull farming practice.

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Swiss development cooperation 2021-2024: Use Agenda 2030 as a compass!

Responding to the Federal Council's message on Swiss development cooperation 2021 - 2024, Biovision calls for international cooperation to be aligned with implementing Agenda 2030 for sustainable development.

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Climate Crisis: Cooperation with the FAO and FiBL

How can smallhold farmers in sub-Saharan Africa protect themselves more effectively from the climate crisis to maintain food security and livelihood? A joint study by FAO, FiBL and Biovision is looking for concrete answers.

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21 Inspring Examples of a Sustainable Food Future

New report celebrates pioneering initiatives disrupting the status quo and sets out how to accelerate food system transformation.

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Why the tomato is under threat

It's impossible to imagine cuisine without the tomato. But an invasive pest is destroying tomato harvests around the globe. How integrated pest management helps.

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