SFIAR Newsletter No. 56 - July 2011
Beate Huber, Head of International Division at FiBL
"I would invest in business ideas that support ecological production, e.g. processing units for organic farmers."
SFIAR Award 2011
Call for Proposals
The SFIAR offers an annual Award for scientists working for a Swiss institution in agricultural research for development. The SFIAR intends to award new, innovative and result oriented research. This year, the Award (prize sum: CHF 10'000.-) is restricted to research teams.
Deadline for applications: 4 July 2011
New KFPE Guidelines for Research in Partnership - Draft for Consultation
the draft version of the new Guidelines for Research in Partnership consist of KFPE's revised 11 Principles and 6 fundamental questions for examining and reflecting on research in partnership. Feedback and comments are welcome. Deadline: 15 August 2011
Dialogue between Alliance Sud and Nestlé: The case of Colombia
report by Alliance Sud about the main outcomes of a five-year high-level dialogue on Nestlé's operations in Colombia.
Forschung für Entwicklung - Welche Landwirtschaft ernährt die Welt?
Tagung organisiert von Swissaid und CDE (21.09.2011, Bern, Switzerland)
Change and uncertainty – challenges for agriculture, food and natural resources
XIIIth Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) organized by Agroscope and ETH (30.08.-02.09.2011, Zurich, Switzerland)
Pre-Congress Symposium organized by the Swiss College of Agriculture on 30.08.2011:
Challenges and potential of measuring sustainability in agriculture
Research Assistant and Senior Researcher in Sustainable Agriculture for the Tropics
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Frick , Switzerland
Position for a doctoral student
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Understanding actions and driving forces of smallholder farm households
An economic case study from the Sri Lankan hill-country. Dissertation by Martijn Sonnevelt, ETH Zürich, 2011
Animal Breeders’ Rights? PDF, 345kb
Michelangelo Temmerman. NCCR Trade Regulation. Working Paper No 2011/24| May 2011