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2017

The World of Organic Agriculture. Statistics and Emerging Trends 2017

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Willer Helga and Lernoud Julia (Eds.). Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International. February 2017
2017

Making sense of research for sustainable land management

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Liniger H, Mekdaschi Studer R, Moll P, Zander U. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE); Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research GmbH. January 2017
2016

Improving Conservation Perspectives of Land-Use Change Policies in the Tropics

Garcia Ulloa John Alejandro. Dissertation No 23736 . Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). December 2016
2016

Impact of the Farmers' Hub Model Bangladesh 2013-2016

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Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture. December 2016
2016

Shifting water demands onto the vulnerable? Water impacts of agricultural trade and investment

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Breu Thomas, Tejada Laura. CDE Policy Brief No. 10/2016. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). December 2016
2016

Traditional food products and trade: exploring the linkages

Boza Sofía, Muñoz Jazmín . SECO Working Paper No. 17/2016. WTI/SECO. December 2016
2016

Agricultural insurance: Offering hope for the future to smallholder farmers

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Global Brief 3/2016. SDC Global Cooperation Department. November 2016
2016

Productivity, profitability and partial nutrient balance in maize-based conventional and organic farming systems in Kenya

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Adamteya Noah et al. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 235 (2016) 61–79. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL). November 2016
2016

Guidelines to assess and design interventions for food system resilience

working draft 01.11.2016

Joerin J., Tendall D., Kopainsky B., Six J.. ETH Zurich. November 2016
2016

The challenge of collecting and publishing data on organic agriculture worldwide

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Helga Willer, Julia Lernoud, Raffaele Zanoli. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL; Università Politecnica delle Marche. October 2016
2016

International Land Deals for Agriculture - Fresh insights from the Land Matrix: Analytical Report II

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Nolte Kerstin, Chamberlain Wytske, Giger Markus. CDE, CIRAD, GIGA, University of Pretoria. October 2016
2016

Nachhaltige Agrarimporte in die Schweiz?

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Elisabeth Bürgi Bonanomi. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). October 2016
2016

Newcomer Behaviour in the World Trade Organization - Activity, Cooperation & Strategies in the Doha Round Negotiations

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Günther, Simone. Dissertation No 23341. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). October 2016
2016

Trade, Food Security, and the 2030 Agenda

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Díaz-Bonilla, Eugenio and Hepburn Jonathan. Global Economic Governance. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD). October 2016
2016

The Gender Dimensions of Global Value Chains

Bamber Penny and Staritz Cornelia. Issue Paper. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD). September 2016
2016

Utilization of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge in academic research

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Biber-Klemm S. , Martinez S. Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences. September 2016
2016

Ökologischer Landbau in Afrika

Präsentationen einer Fachtagung organisiert von der DEZA und SWISSAID am 15. September 2016 in Bern

Leippert Fabio, Blank Christina, Herren Hans R, Sicks Andreas, Flury Manuel, Segbenou René, Bischof Andrea Bischof & Kägi Stefanie, Sonnevelt Martijn, Ledermann Samuel T, Schneider Monika, Schläpfer Juanita. September 2016
2016

Socio-Economic Atlas of Kenya

Wiesmann, U., Kiteme, B., Mwangi, Z. KNBS / CETRAD / CDE. September 2016
2016

Organic Wheat Farming Improves Grain Zinc Concentration

Helfenstein J, Müller I, Grüter R, Bhullar G, Mandloi L, Papritz A, et al. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0160729. August 2016
2016

Systemic Risk: From Generic Models to Food Trade Networks

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Burkholz, Rebekka. Dissertation No 23467. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). August 2016
2016

Dodhar - The dilemma: Outmigration in Nepal

Video - 35:17

Swiss Network for International Studies. August 2016
2016

Resilience in Food Systems - The Case of Tef in Ethiopia

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Joerin Jonas, Hauenstein Samuel, Tendall Danielle, Six Johan. in: Sight and Life | Vol. 30(1). July 2016
2016

Bangladesh Farmers' Hubs, the unltimate gateway for smallholder farmers

Video - 03:31

Syngenta Foundation. July 2016
2016

Investigation of Natural Tolerance to Post-Harvest Physiological Deterioration and Development of Methods to Prolong Shelf-Life of Cassava Storage Roots

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Zainuddin, Ima Mulyama. Dissertation No 22920. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). May 2016
2016

Bringing New Tropically Adapted Soybean Varieties to Africa

Video - 21:33

Syngenta Foundation. May 2016
2016

Making the Commodity Sector Work for Developing Countries

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Blasiak Robert, Rist Stephan, Bürgi Bonanomi Elisabeth, Lannen Anu. Swiss Academies Factsheets, Vol. 11, No. 2. May 2016
2016

Tef Improvement Project

Video - 13:06

Syngenta Foundation. April 2016
2016

Projected demand and supply for various foods in West Africa: Implications for investments and food policy

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Zhou Yuan, Staatz John. in: Food Policy 61 (2016) 198–212. April 2016
2016

Rural Advisory Services and International Cooperation

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How to reach large numbers of agricultural producers with rural advisory services – a compilation of articles with insights and innovations

Kaegi Stefanie and Schmidt Peter. HELVETAS and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC. Switzerland. April 2016
2016

Commercial Horticulture in Kenya: Adapting to Water Scarcity

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Lanari N, Liniger HP, Kiteme BP. CDE Policy Brief, No. 8. March 2016
2016

Large-Scale Land Acquisition and Its Effects on the Water Balance in Investor and Host Countries

Breu Thomas, Bader Christoph, Messerli Peter, Heinimann Andreas, Rist Stephan, Eckert Sandra. in: PLOS. March 2016
2016

Biodiversity Function and Resilience in Tropical Agroforestry Systems Including Shifting Cultivation

Norgrove Lindsey, Beck Jan. Current Forestry Reports, Vol.2, Issue 1, pp 62-80. March 2016
2016

Projected demand and supply for various foods in West Africa: Implications for investments and food policy

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Zhou Yuan and Staatz John. Food Policy 61 (2016) 198–212. Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture. February 2016
2016

Investing in Sustainable Mountain Development

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Opportunities, Resources and Benefits

Wymann von Dach Susanne, Bachmann Felicitas, Borsdorf Axel, Kohler Thomas, Jurek Matthias and Sharma Eklabya, (Eds.). Sustainable Mountain Development Series. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern. February 2016
2016

Sustaining the supply of organic White Gold: The case of SysCom innovation platforms in India

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Andres Christian, Mandloi Lokendra Singh, Bhullar Gurbir Singh. in: Innovation platforms for agricultural development: Evaluating the mature innovation platforms landscape. February 2016
2016

The World of Organic Agriculture. Statistics and Emerging Trends 2016

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Willer Helga and Lernoud Julia (Eds.) . Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International. February 2016
2016

A Global Vision and Strategy for Organic Farming Research

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Niggli Urs, Willer Helga, Baker Brian. TIPI - Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM - Organics International, c/o FiBL. February 2016
2016

Sustainable Intensification of Tropical Agro-Ecosystems: Need and Potentials

Andres Christian, Bhullar Gurbir S.. in: Front. Environ. Sci. 4:5. February 2016
2016

The Climate Challenge for Agriculture and the Value of Climate Services: Application to Coffee-Farming in Peru

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Lechthaler F. and Vinogradova A.. Economics working paper series 16/231. CER-ETH – Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich. January 2016
2015

The State of Sustainable Markets: Statistics and Emerging Trends 2015

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Lernoud Julia et al. ITC / FiBL / IISD. December 2015
2015

Eastern and Southern Africa Partnership Programme

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Highlights from 15 Years of Join Action for Sustainable Development

Ehrensperger Albrecht, Ott Cordula and Wiesmann Urs (eds.). Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). December 2015
2015

Molecular and transcriptomic characterization of natural resistance to cassava brown streak viruses in cassava

Anjanappa Ravi Bodampalli. Dissertation No 22704 . Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). December 2015
2015

Smallholder Farming Systems in Kenya: Climate Change Perception, Adaptation and Determinants

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Stefanovic Julia. Master Thesis. University of Basel. December 2015
2015

Learning and innovating together: a partnership between farmers, scientists, public and private organizations

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Bhullar Gurbir S. Proceedings of the FAO International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition, 18-19 September 2014, Rome, Italy. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL). December 2015
2015

Impacts of feeding less food-competing feedstuffs to livestock on global food system sustainability

Schader Christian, Muller Adrian et al. Journal of The Royal Society Interface, Vol. 12, Issue 113. December 2015
2015

Scope and precision of sustainability assessment approaches to food systems

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Schader Christian, Grenz Jan, Meier Matthias S. and Stolze Matthias. Ecology and Society 19(3): 42. Rearch Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and Bern University of Applied Sciences (HAFL). December 2015
2015

How the organic food system contributes to sustainability

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Proceedings of an International Workshop Assessing sustainable diets within the sustainability of food systems Mediterranean diet, organic food: new challenges 15–16 September 2014, Research Centre for Food and Nutrition, CREA, Rome

Schader Christian, Stolze Matthias and Niggli Urs. FAO. December 2015
2015

Sustainable livestock production? Industrial agriculture versus pastoralism

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Breu T, Höggel FU, Lannen A, Rueff H. CDE Policy Brief, No. 7. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). November 2015
2015

Die Vermarktung von Stevia-basierten Süßstoffen – ein Fall von Verletzung indigener Rechte, irreführendem Marketing und umstrittener biosynthetischer Herstellung

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Erklärung von Bern, CEIRAD, Misereor, Pro Stevia Schweiz, SUNU, Universität Hohenheim (eds.). Erklärung von Bern, CEIRAD, Misereor, Pro Stevia Schweiz, SUNU, Universität Hohenheim. November 2015
2015

Transdisciplinary Glimpses

Video - 05:07

CDE. International Graduate School North-South. November 2015
2015

Finding the truth in wishful thinking: an on-farm study on maize-based conservation agriculture systems in Southern Africa

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Cheesman, Stephanie. Dissertation No 22874 . Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). November 2015
2015

Crop Yields and the Prospect for Food Security

Background paper for the 10th Global Meeting of the Emerging Markets Forum

Ferroni Marco and Zhou Yuan. Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture. November 2015
2015

Feeding the People: Agroecology for Nourishing the World and Transforming the Agri-Food System

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Herren Hans Rudolf, Hilbeck Angelika, Hoffmann Ulrich, Robert Home Robert, Levidow Les, Muller Adrian, Nelson Erin, Oehen Bernadette and Pimbert Michel. IFOAM . October 2015
2015

Plant Variety Protection in Developing Countries: A Tool for Designing a Sui Generis Plant Variety Protection System

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An Alternative to UPOV 1991

Correa Carlos M., Shashujant Sangeeta and Meienberg Francois. Working Paper. APBREBES. October 2015
2015

International Contradictions on Farmers Rights

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The interrelations between the International Treaty, its Article 9 on Farmers’ Rights, and Relevant Instruments of UPOV and WIPO.

Shashikant Sangeeta, Meienberg François. TWN / Berne Declaration. October 2015
2015

Sustainable Development in International Law Making and Trade

International Food Governance and Trade in Agriculture

Bürgi Bonanomi Elisabeth. World Trade Institute WTI and CDE, University of Bern. September 2015
2015

How Could Mega-Regional Trade Negotiations Affect Agricultural and Food Trade?

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Jurenas, Remy. Issue Paper No. 57. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD). September 2015
2015

Japanese Agricultural Trade Policy and Sustainable Development

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Yamashita, Kazuhito. Issue Paper No. 56. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD). September 2015
2015

Reducing pesticide use and risks - What action is needed?

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Eyhorn Frank, Roner, Tina, Specking Heiko. Briefing paper. Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation. September 2015
2015

Tools for the assessment of short food supply chains’ sustainability

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summary of tools applied in a working group (WP5) of the EU?project SUPURBFOOD (“Towards sustainable modes of urban and peri?urban food provisioning”, www.supurbfood.eu)

Grando Stefano, Jahrl Ingrid, Hegger Els, Ortolani Livia, Carey Joy, Hochberg Katrin, Marolf Brigitt, Van den Bosch Drees Peter and di Pierro Marta. European Union. September 2015
2015

Large-Scale Land Acquisitions: Focus on South-East Asia

Gironde Christophe, Golay Christophe, Messerli Peter (eds). International Development Policy series No.6. Graduate Institute. September 2015
2015

Green Economy and Institutions for Sustainable Mountain Development

From Rio 1992 to Rio 2012 and beyond

Kohler Thomas, Balsiger Jörg, Rudaz Gilles, Debarbieux Bernard, Pratt Jane D. and Maselli Daniel. Bern, Switzerland, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), University of Geneva and Geographica Bernensia. August 2015
2015

The Commodity Sector and Related Governance Challenges from a Sustainable Development Perspective: The Example of Switzerland

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Bürgi Bonanomi E, Wehrli J, Bucher D, Rist S, Giger M, Espa I, Franzi S, Elsig M, Gelb S, Holzgang M, Dey P, Wettstein F. Working Paper. World Trade Institute - University of Bern. July 2015
2015

Biophysical criteria used by farmers for fallow selection in West and Central Africa

Norgrove Lindsey, Hauser Stefan. Ecological Indicators. July 2015
2015

Cost benefit analysis of the Mongolian Potato Project (MPP), 2004 – 2014

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Guenat Dominique, Tsegmid Batzaya. June 2015
2015

Foresight Study: Research for a Sustainable Swiss Food System

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World Food System Center - ETH Zurich. June 2015
2015

Saving soils at degradation frontlines: sustainable land management in drylands

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Schwilch G, Liniger HP, Lannen A. CDE Policy Brief, No. 5. Centre for Development and Environment. June 2015
2015

Investigating the storage and redistribution of pesticides and their by-products in soil with environmental fate models

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Camenzuli Louise. Dissertation No 22689. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). June 2015
2015

Seed availability for non-GM cotton production: An explorative study

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Seed & Soils Task Force Organic Cotton Round Table A collaboration between Louis Bolk Institute, Lanting Agriconsult, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture-FiBL, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Textile Exchange

Louis Bolk Institute. June 2015
2015

Knowledge Driven Development - Private Extension and Global Lessons

Zhou Yuan, Babu Suresh (eds.). Academic Press, pp. 292, ISBN 9780128022313. June 2015
2015

The formalization fix? Land titling and land concessions in Cambodia

Dwyer, Michael B.. CDE Policy Brief, No. 4. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). June 2015
2015

«Eine Welt» – Dossier über Ernährung

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Eine Welt. SDC. May 2015
2015

Resilience Building for Food Security

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GPFS – At Work, No. 6. SDC Global Programme Food Security. May 2015
2015

Sustainable intensification of organic Basmati rice production in Uttarakhand, India

Decock Charlotte, Chakraborty Monojit . SDC A+FS Network Newsletter 05/2015. May 2015
2015

The role of community and population ecology in applying mycorrhizal fungi for improved food security

Rodriguez Alia, Sanders Ian R. ISME J. 9(5): 1053–1061. May 2015
2015

Plant Variety Protection and Food Security

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GPFS – At Work, No. 2. SDC Global Programme Food Security. May 2015
2015

Socioeconomic determinants of organic cotton adoption in Benin, West Africa

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Sodjinou Epiphane, C Glin Laurent, Nicolay Gian, Tovignan Silvère, Hinvi Jonas. Agricultural and Food Economics (2015) 3:12. April 2015
2015

Agricultural biotechnology for climate change mitigation and adaptation

Lybbert Travis and Sumner Daniel. Biores, Volume 9 - Number 3. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development. April 2015
2015

Estimating population and livestock density of mobile pastoralists and sedentary settlements in the south-eastern Lake Chad area

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Jean-Richard Vreni, Curmp Lisa et al.. Geospatial Health 2015; volume 10:307. March 2015
2015

Agroökologie - SWISSAID Positionspapier

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Fabio Leippert. Swissaid. February 2015
2015

The World of Organic Agriculture - Statistics and Emerging Trends 2015

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Research Institute of Organic Agriculture / IFOAM – Organics International. February 2015
2015

Designing Payments for Avoided Deforestation under capital constraint - A Framed Lab-in the-Field Experiment

an input at Bioecon, Cambridge, 21.09. - 23.09.2014

Reutemann Tim, Pareja Eliana and Engel Stefanie. ETH-Zürich . January 2015
2015

Governance modes, collective organisation and external facilitators’ interventions in vegetable value chains in Northern Tanzania

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Zoss, Marc. Dissertation No 22209. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). January 2015
2014

Mountains and Climate Change - A Global Concern

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Kohler, T., Wehrli, A. & Jurek, M. (eds.). Sustainable Mountain Development Series. CDE / SDC. December 2014
2014

Investigation of cassava storage root initiation and development for engineering increases in starch and storage root yield

Keller Miyako. Dissertation No 21796. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). December 2014
2014

Estimating the Consequences of Fire Exclusion for Food Crop Production, Soil Fertility, and Fallow Recovery in Shifting Cultivation Landscapes in the Humid Tropics

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Norgrove Lindsey and Hauser Stefan. Environmental Management; DOI 10.1007/s00267-014-0431-7. University of Basel and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). December 2014
2014

Scaling up smallholders' adoption of technology

Symposium presentations. Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture. December 2014
2014

On the right path? Land concessions in Laos

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Heinimann A, Schönweger O, Epprecht M, Nanhthavong V, Hett C. CDE Policy Brief, No. 3. CDE. December 2014
2014

Multi-level assessment of land degregation: The case of Vietnam

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Manh Quyet Vu. Dissertation No 21980. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). December 2014
2014

The politics of Golden Rice

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Adrian Dubock. GM Crops & Food: Biotechnology in Agriculture and the Food Chain, 5:3, 210-222. December 2014
2014

Investigation of starch metabolism in Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz)

Hostettler Carmen Elisa . Dissertation No 22209. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). December 2014
2014

Biopesticides – Traitement du coton avec neem et piment

Video - 06:33

FiBL. November 2014
2014

Role of Crop Research and Development in Food Security of Africa

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Tadele Zerihun. Int J Plant Biol Res 2(3): 1019. November 2014
2014

Swiss Policies for more Food Security

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Häberli Christian. Working Paper No 2014/23. NCCR Trade Regulation. November 2014
2014

The present status of Golden Rice

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Adrian Dubock. Journal of Huazhong Agricultural University, Vol. 33 No.6. October 2014
2014

How to improve research communication in transnational projects

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Alföldi Thomas, Krebs Adrian, Willer Helga and Bertelson Ulla Sonne. RAHMANN G & AKSOY U (Eds.) (2014) Proceedings of the 4th ISOFAR Scientific Conference. ‘Building Organic Bridges’, at the Organic World Congress 2014, 13-15 Oct., Istanbul, Turkey . Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL). October 2014
2014

A Global Vision and Strategy for Organic Farming Research

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Niggli Urs, et al. Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM TIPI. October 2014
2014

Tackling Agriculture in the Post-Bali Context: A collection of short essays

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A collection of short essays

Meléndez-Ortiz Ricardo, Bellmann Christophe and Hepburn Jonathan. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD). October 2014
2014

Organic Eprints – Helping research results go to work

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Rasmussen Ilse A., Jensen Allan Leck, Willer Helga. Proceedings of the 4th ISOFAR Scientific Conference. Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL). October 2014
2014

Principles of Sustainable Land Management

Video - 11:36

WOCAT. October 2014
2014

Owning Seeds, Accessing Food

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A Human Rights Impact Assessment of UPOV 1991 Based on Case Studies in Kenya, Peru and the Philippines

Braunschweig Thomas et al. Berne Declaration. October 2014
2014

Land deals intensify competition for scarce resources

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Giger Markus, Messerli Peter, Eckert Sandra. CDE Policy Brief, No. 2. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). September 2014
2014

Identification of rice genes involved in variety-specific tolerance to drought and phosphorus-deficiency

Park Jonghwa. Dissertation No 22386. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). September 2014
2014

Beans improve nutrition in Sub-Sahara Africa

Video - 01:48

Swiss Foreign Ministry. August 2014
2014

Youth and agriculture: Key challenges and concrete solutions

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various contributors, inter alia: Giuliani Alessandra and Graf Martina. FAO / CTA / IFAD. August 2014
2014

UPOV report on the impact of plant variety protection - A critique

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Lieberherr Silva and Meienberg François. Berne Declaration. July 2014
2014

Morphological, physiological and molecular characterization of drought tolerance in cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz)

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Ochieng' Orek Charles. Dissertation No 21699. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). July 2014
2014

Spotlight on knowledge for a new development agenda

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ANNUAL REPORT 2013 of the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

University of Bern, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). July 2014
2014

Improving plantain (Musa spp. AAB) yields on smallholder farms in West & Central Africa

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Norgrove Lindsey & Hauser Stefan. in: Food Security (2014) 6:501–514. June 2014
2014

Compensating the biodiversity impacts of land use: toward ecologically equal exchange in the North-South context

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Curran Michael P. Dissertation No 21439. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) . June 2014
2014

Diagnostic and evaluation of the agricultural potentials and examples of good soil and water conservation and soil defence and restoration practices adapted to the MENA desert zones

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Mekdaschi Rima, Zähringer Julie, Gurtner Mathias. World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT). June 2014
2014

Südkaukasus: Nachhaltige ländliche Entwicklung

Video - 08:51

Swiss Foreign Ministry. May 2014
2014

Saatgut: Bedrohte Vielfalt im Spannungsfeld der Interessen

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EvB Dokumentation. Erklärung von Bern / ProSpecieRara. April 2014
2014

Transportability of confined field trial data for environmental risk assessment of genetically engineered plants: a conceptual framework

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Garcia-Alonso Monica, Hendley Paul, Bigler Franz, Mayeregger Edgar, Parker Ronald, Rubinstein Clara, Satorre Emilio, Solari Fernando and McLean Morven A.. Transgenic Res 23:1025–1041. Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon,. April 2014
2014

Adaptation to climate change in Sub-Saharan agriculture: assessing the evidence and rethinking the drivers

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Di Falco Salvatore. European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2014, vol. 41, no. 3, p. 405-430. April 2014
2014

Biovision’s Farmer Communication Programme

David Fritz. in: Rural 21 – 01/2014. Biovision Foundation. March 2014
2014

Beyond biofuels: jatropha’s multiple uses for farmers in East Africa

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CDE Policy Brief No.1/2014

Ehrensperger A, Bach S, Lyimo R, Portner B. CDE Policy Brief, No. 1. Centre for Development and Environment. March 2014
2014

Food Security and Agri-Foreign Direct Investment in Weak States: Finding the Governance Gap to Avoid ‘Land Grab’

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Häberli Christian and Smith Fiona . The Modern Law Review (2014) 77(2) MLR 189–222. March 2014
2014

Nahrungsmittel Spekulation – (k)ein Problem?

Nahrungsmittel Spekulation – (k)ein Problem?

Mugglin Markus. Alliance Sud. March 2014
2014

Sustainable Land Management by Disaster Risk Reduction in Muminabad district, Tajikistan, using WOCAT methods

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Malgorzata Conder. Master Thesis. University of Bern. March 2014
2014

Un marco regulatorio propicio para la inversión sostenible: el ejemplo del derecho comercial

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Bürgi Bonanomi Elisabeth. in: Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Comercial Internacional Vol. 2, Núm. 1, Año 2014, p.39-59. March 2014
2014

The World of Organic Agriculture: Statistics and Emerging Trends 2013

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Willer Helga, Lernoud Julia and Kirchner Lukas (Eds.). Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM). February 2014
2014

Reboisements paysans sur les Hautes Terres centrales de Madagascar

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Reboisements paysans sur

Gabathuler Ernst et al. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). February 2014
2014

After Bali: WTO Rules Applying to Public Food Reserves

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Christian Häberli. paper prepared for the Expert meeting on reserves/stocks and specifically their potential role in market/price stabilization (FAO Rome, 30–31 January 2014). January 2014
2014

Strategic Framework 2013–2017: Global Programme Food Security

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Strategic Framework 2013–2017: Global Programme Food Security

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC. January 2014
2014

Smallholder / Family Farming

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GPFS – At Work, No. 4. SDC Global Programme Food Security. January 2014
2014

Brain drain or brain circulation? Career paths of international students

Career Tracking Study

Switzerland is the country with the highest percentage of immigrant scientists worldwide. The impact of funding opportunities has never been systematically assessed. ETH Global has recently conducted a study on this topic, covering 304 scholarship recipients from ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich from developing and transition countries....[more]

January 2014
2014

Annual Report 2012 – Swiss International Cooperation

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Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO. January 2014
2014

Report: Survey of the Residue Situation in Turkish Organic Products

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Speiser Bernhard, Ertem Sena , Rüegg Elisabeth, Huber Beate. Research Institut of Organic Agriculture (FiBL). January 2014
2014

Kleinbauern produzieren für den Markt

Video - 04:35

Swiss Foreign Ministry. January 2014
2014

Organic farming ends hunger

Video - 03:08

Swissaid. January 2014
2014

Tackling killer aflatoxins in African food crops

Video - 04:14

Swiss Foreign Ministry. January 2014
2014

Regreening Africa's landscape - Trees as natural fertilizer

Video - 03:28

Swiss Foreign Ministry. January 2014
2013

Market access for smallholder producers in East and Southern Africa

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Africa Brief. SDC. December 2013
2013

Gender Equality in Rural Advisory Services

Sanne Chipeta. GFRAS Brief #2. Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS). December 2013
2013

Review of the Development Co-Operation Policies and Programmes of Switzerland

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Development Assistance Committee (DAC). December 2013
2013

Mountain Farming Is Family Farming

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A contribution from mountain areas to the International Year of Family Farming 2014

Wymann von Dach Susanne, Romeo Rosalaura, Vita Alessia, Wurzinger Maria, Kohler Thomas (eds.). FAO / CDE / BOKU. December 2013
2013

Yield and Economic Performance of Organic and Conventional Cotton-Based Farming Systems – Results from a Field Trial in India

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Forster Dionys, Andres Christian, Verma Rajeev, Zundel Christine, Messmer Monika M. , Mäder Paul. PLOS ONE, Volume 8, Issue 12, p.1-15. December 2013
2013

The PRS Is Out but Poor People Are Still Here

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The Honduran Poverty Reduction Strategy and Campesino Livelihoods in Western Honduras.

Contzen Sandra. Dissertation. University of Zurich. December 2013
2013

Mountains: Our Life, Our Future

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Progress and perspectives on sustainable mountain development.

Ariza Clara, Maselli Daniel and Kohler Thomas. SDC / CDE. November 2013
2013

Research partnerships: the benefits of North–South collaboration

PDF, 560 KB

Michel C, Stöckli B, Upreti BR, Wiesmann U. Evidence for Policy Series, Global Edition, No. 15. NCCR North-South. November 2013
2013

Agricultural Export Restrictions and the WTO

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What Options do Policy-Makers Have for Promoting Food Security?

Anania Giovanni. Issue Paper No. 50. ICTSD Programme on Agricultural Trade and Sustainable Development. November 2013
2013

Innovation in Agriculture: An Important Tool for Tackling Poverty

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Global Brief. Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC. November 2013
2013

How can african agriculture adapt to climate change?: a counterfactual analysis from Ethiopia

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Di Falco Salvatore, Veronesi Marcella. Land Economics, Volume 89, Number 4, pp. 743-766. November 2013
2013

Government and other Obstacles to Food Security : A Tale of Leadership and Cooperation

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Public Keynote Address, Sixth McGill Conference on Global Food Security, Montreal, 8 October 2013

Ferroni Marco. Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture. October 2013
2013

Fragmentation genetics of tropical tree species in an agro-forest landscape

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Ismail, Sascha A. Dissertation. ETH Zurich. October 2013
2013

Conceptual and Practical Aspects of Climate Change Mitigation Through Agriculture: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Increasing Soil Carbon Sequestration

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Müller A and Gattinger A. Trade and Environment Review. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD. September 2013
2013

The Potential of Sustainable Agriculture for Climate Change Adaptation

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Müller A and Niggli U. Trade and Environment Review. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD. September 2013
2013

Pour une cohabitation pacifique de l'agriculture et de l'élevage au Niger

Video - 06:49

Swiss Foreign Ministry. September 2013
2013

India’s Agricultural Trade Policy and Sustainable Development

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Hoda Anwarul and Gulati Ashok. Issue Paper No. 49. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD). September 2013
2013

Organic cocoa production enhances resilience of smallholders

Jacobi Johanna. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). August 2013
2013

Measuring and monitoring the quality of soils using spectroscopy

PDF, 742 KB

Hergarten Christian, Amare Tadele, Yitaferu Birru and Hurni Hans. Evidence for Policy Series, Regional edition Horn of Africa, No. 7. NCCR North-South. August 2013
2013

Agroecology and Organic Agriculture

PDF, 30 KB

GPFS – At Work, No. 3. SDC Global Programme Food Security. August 2013
2013

Private Public Development Partnerships for Improved Food Security

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GPFS – At Work, No. 5. SDC Global Programme Food Security. August 2013
2013

Sustainable Soil Management in Sub-Saharan Africa: Guidance for Project Developers

PDF, 325 KB

Osure George et al. Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture. July 2013
2013

Bericht zum Schweizer Arbeitsmarkt der IZA 2011 / 2012

PDF, 946 KB

Perren Caroline, Isler Lisa, Aubry Camille, Stettler Peter, Rudin Melania and Gehrig Matthias. CINFO. June 2013
2013

Von Afrika lernen

Schweizer Universitäten kooperieren verstärkt mit Institutionen in Asien, Lateinamerika und Afrika.

Urech Fabian. NZZ Campus/ Neue Zürcher Zeitung. June 2013
2013

Post-harvest losses of dry grains in North Western Benin

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Rochat Armelle and Guenat Dominique. Agriculture + Food Security Network Brief No 4. Swiss Development Cooperation SDC. June 2013
2013

The benefits of collective action: The case of herders in Mongolia

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Gysin Johanna. Farmletter, the E-magazin of the World's Farmer, issue nr. 16. School for Agriculture, Forestry and Food Science HAFL. June 2013
2013

Planting the future: opportunities and challenges for using crop genetic improvement technologies for sustainable agriculture

PDF, 728 KB

EASAC policy report 21. European Academies Science Advisory Council EASAC. June 2013
2013

Do Private Standards encourage or hinder trade and innovation?

PDF, 333 KB

Aerni Philipp . Working Paper No 2013/18. National Centres of Competence in Research NCCR Trade Regulation. June 2013
2013

Biofuels: Possible impacts on food security in Kenya

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Ehrensperger A, Negussie A, Kiteme B, Grimm O, Lyimo R, Birech R. Jatropha Facts, Issue 5, ERA-ARD. June 2013
2013

Maximising the Impact of Research: The NCCR North-South Approach

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Fourth NCCR North-South Report on Effectiveness

Michel C, Heim EM, Zimmermann AB, Herweg K and Breu T (eds.). NCCR North-South Dialogue No 48. NCCR North-South. May 2013
2013

20 years of the Research Fellow Partnership Programme, 1996 – 2015

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Becker Barbara and Heuberger Patricia (eds.). ETH Global. ETH Global. May 2013. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH. May 2013
2013

Adapting to climate change through sustainable land management

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Wolfgramm B, Gareyeva A, Shokirov Q, Liniger HP. Evidence for Policy Series, Regional edition Central Asia, No 7. NCCR North-South. May 2013
2013

Threats and opportunities for smallholders in rural development

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Wiesmann Urs and Kiteme Boniface. Evidence for Policy Series, Global Edition, No. 12. National Centres of Competence in Research North-South. April 2013
2013

Global Challenges and the Future of the WTO: Views from the Candidates Beyond the Hype of the DG Race

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Meléndez-Ortiz Ricardo (Ed.). International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development ICTSD. April 2013
2013

Innovative Vegetable Cultivation

video - 11:33

Helvetas - Swiss Intercooperation. April 2013
2013

Access to The Khas Land

video - 07:41

Helvetas - Swiss Intercooperation. April 2013
2013

Summary of the High-Level Consultation on Hunger, Food Security and Nutrition in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

PDF 2202 KB

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin, Volume 208, Number 9. International Institute for Sustainable Development IISD / SDC. April 2013
2013

Conserving indigenous livestock breeds to benefit mountain smallholders

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Inam-ur-Rahim, Saleem M, Rueff H and Maselli D. Evidence for Policy Series, Regional Edition Central Asia, No. 6. NCCR North-South. April 2013
2013

Climate change: farmers' perceptions and strategies

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Rochat Armelle and Guenat Dominique. Agriculture + Food Security Network Brief No 3. Swiss Agency for Developement and Cooperation SDC. March 2013
2013

Land Grab v Food Security: Can Global Regulation Cope?

Häberli Christian and Smith Fiona. IISD Investment Treaty News. March 2013
2013

Determinants of insect herbivory and growth of native timber trees on tropical pastures

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Riedel Judith . Dissertation, Nr. 20992. Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich. March 2013
2013

Ethiopia's Food Reserve Policies and Practice

PDF, 177 KB

Christian Häberli. Working Paper No 2013/02. NCCR Trade Regulation. February 2013
2013

Join the movement

PDF 906 KB

Globale Zusammenarbeit im Bereich Wasser

Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation SDC. January 2013
2013

SDC and Genetically Modified Crops

PDF, 31 KB

GPFS – At Work, No. 1. SDC Global Programme Food Security. January 2013
2013

Dynamics of Indirect Land-Use Change: Empirical Evidence from Brazil

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Andrade de Sá S, Palmer C and Di Falco S. Economics Working Paper Series. Working Paper 12/170. CER-ETH – Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich. January 2013
2013

Applied Research in Development and Cooperation

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A Program of the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts (2007-2013)

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC / Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences KFH. Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC / Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences KFH. January 2013
2013

Private-sector R&D, supply chains and the small farmer

PDF, 85 KB

Ferroni Marco. in: Heap R. B. and Bennett D. J. (eds). Insights: Africa’s Future ... Can Biosciences Contribute?. Banson/B4FA. January 2013
2013

Modeling crop yield and water use in the context of global change with a focus on maize in sub-Saharan Africa

Folberth Christian. Dissertation No. 21364. ETH Zurich. January 2013
2013

Radio Mampita – the powerful voice of rural people

PDF, 424 KB

Bachmann Felicitas. in: Wymann von Dach Susanne et al. (eds.) Mountain farming is family farming (pp. 32-33). FAO. January 2013
2012

A Guide for Transboundary Research Partnerships

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11 Principles and 7 Questions

Stöckli Bruno, Wiesmann Urs and Lys Jon-Andri. Swiss Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE). December 2012
2012

Biodiversity of Andean grains: balancing market potential and sustainable livelihoods

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Giuliani Alessandra, Hintermann Felix, Rojas Wilfredo and Padulosi Stefano (eds.). Bioversity International / School of Agriculture, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL). December 2012
2012

Dynamics of Shifting Cultivation Landscapes in Northern Lao PDR Between 2000 and 2009 Based on an Analysis of MODIS Time Series and Landsat Images

PDF, 1925 KB

Hurni Kaspar, Hett Cornelia, Heinimann Andreas, Messerli Peter and Wiesmann Urs . Human Ecology (2013) 41:21–36. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). December 2012
2012

Concessions and Leases in the Lao PDR: Taking Stock of Land Investments

Schönweger O, Heinimann A, Epprecht AM , Lu J and Thalongsengchanh P. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). December 2012
2012

Genetically-modified insects: under whose control?

GeneWatch UK, Testbiotech, Berne Declaration, SwissAid and Corporate Europe Observatory. November 2012
2012

A four-way win for agricultural development

PDF, 737 KB

Hurni Hans, Debele Berhanu, Zeleke Gete and Hergarten Christian. evidence for policy No 10. NCCR North-South. November 2012
2012

Socio-Environmental Certifications:

PDF, 280 KB

Risks and Opportunities for Small-Scale Coffee Farmers in Central America

Wyss Rahel, Fromm Ingrid and Garcia Mildred. International Journal of Developing Societies, Vol. 1, No. 4, 133-140. School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL. November 2012
2012

Landless Mobile Pastoralists- Securing their role as custodians of Northern Pakistan's Mountains

PDF, 2293 KB

Proceedings, Regional Workshop Islamabad, 24–26 April 2012

Shah Syed Iqmail, Inam-ur-Rahim, Rueff Henri and Maselli Daniel (eds). Centre for Development and Environment CDE. November 2012
2012

Increasing Food Production in Africa by Boosting the Productivity of Understudied Crops

Tadele Zerihun and Assefa Kebebew. Agronomy, 2(4), 240-283. Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern and Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center. October 2012
2012

Enhanced top soil carbon stocks under organic farming

Gattinger Andreas, Muller Adrian, Haeni, Matthias, Skinner Colin, Fliessbach Andreas, Buchmann Nina, Mäder Paul, Stolze Matthias, Smith Pete, El-Hage Scialabba Nadia and Niggli Urs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America PNAS. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture fibl, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, ETH Zürich, Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen, and Natural Resources Management and Environment Department, FAO. October 2012
2012

Organic Agriculture in Saudi Arabia

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Sector Study 2012

Hartmann Marco, Khalil Saad, Bernet Thomas, Ruhland Felix and Al Ghamdi Ayman. GIZ, Saudi Organic Farming Association, FiBL, Ministry of Agriculture of Saudi Arabia. October 2012
2012

Kurswechsel in der Landwirtschaft

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Bis 2050 wird die Weltbevölkerung auf neun Milliarden Men schen ansteigen. Nur mit einem genügsamen, ökologischen Landbau können alle ernährt werden.

Baumann Miges, Demuth Yves and Wolf Ester. EinBlick, 2. Brot für alle and Fastenopfer. October 2012
2012

Influence of the Fast Spread of Bt Cotton on Organic Cotton Production: Examples from India and Burkina Faso

Klaiss Matthias, Messmer Monika, Forster Dionys, Verma Rajeev, Baruah Rajeev, Rawal Vivek, Mandloi Lokendra S. and Shrivas Yogendra. In: Scientific Conference 2012 Advancing the Understanding of Biosafety, GMO Risk Assessment, Independent Biosafety Research and Holistic Analysis. ENSSER / Tara Foundation / TWN. pp. 107-118. October 2012
2012

Exploiting the Combination of Natural and Genetically Engineered Resistance to Cassava Mosaic and Cassava Brown Streak Viruses Impacting Cassava Production in Africa

Vanderschuren Hervé, Moreno Isabel, Anjanappa, Ravi B., Zainuddin Ima M. and Gruissem Wilhelm. PLoS ONE 7(9): e45277. September 2012
2012

Harmonisation and extension of the bioenergy inventories and assessment

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End report by Empa

Faist Emmenegger Mireille et. al.. Empa, Forschungsanstalt Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon ART, Paul Scherrer Institut, Doka Ökobilanzen. August 2012
2012

Measuring and monitoring the quality of soils using spectroscopy

Hergarten Christian, Amare Tadele, Yitaferu Birru and Hurni Hans. Evidence for Policy Series, Regional edition Horn of Africa, No. 7. NCCR North-South. August 2012
2012

Changing agriculture in a changing climate

Müller Adrian, Gattinger Andreas and Niggli Urs. Rural 21, the International Journal for Rural Development, Vol. 46 Nr. 3/2012 . Research Institute of Organic Agriculture fibl. August 2012
2012

Voice and Choice: Rural Advisory Services in Kyrgyzstan

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Learning from 20 years of development cooperation

Schmidt Peter. Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation. July 2012
2012

Turning sunlight into stone: the oxalate-carbonate pathway in a tropical tree ecosystem

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Cailleau G., Braissant O. and Verrecchia E. P.. Biogeosciences, 8, 1755–1767. Institute of geology and palaeontology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, Laboratory of Biomechanics & Biocalorimetry, Biozentrum/Pharmazentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. July 2012
2012

Representative Seroprevalences of Brucellosis in Humans and Livestock in Kyrgyzstan

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Bonfoh Bassirou, Kasymbekov Joldoshbek, Dürr Salome, Toktobaev Nurjan, Doherr Marcus G., Schueth Tobias, Zinsstag Jakob and Schelling Esther. EcoHealth 9(2):132-8. June 2012
2012

Rio+20: Plädoyer für eine zukunftsfähige Entwicklung

Global+dokument 22. Alliance Sud. June 2012
2012

Participatory Cotton Breeding for Organic and Low External Input Conditions

Conference paper; NUE Crops Workshop, Crete, Greece, 9. - 10. June 2012

Messmer Monika, Roner Tina, Verma Rajeev, Baruah Rajeev, Forster Dionys and Patil and Shreekant S.. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL). June 2012
2012

Green Economy - Sustainable Agriculture

PDF, 29 KB

GPFS – At Work, No. 0. SDC Global Programme Food Security. June 2012
2012

Lowering environmental costs of oil-palm expansion in Colombia

PDF, 14 KB

Garcia-Ulloa John et al. Conservation Letters 5 (2012) 366–375. ETH Zürich et al. May 2012
2012

Are New Paradigms Needed for Sustainable Food Security in the Face of Uncertainties and Risks? A Sustainability Challenge: Food Security for All

Presentation held at the Conference "Sustainability Challenge: Food Security for All" (May 2 – 4, 2011, Washington DC, USA)

Ferroni Marco. Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture. May 2012
2012

Critical Gender Issues with Regard to Food, Land, and Water

PDF, 569 KB

A Compendium for Policy-makers, NGOs, and Researchers

Lanz Kristina, Bieri Sabin and Fankhauser Lilian . NCCR North-South Dialogue, no. 40. NCCR North-South. April 2012
2012

Organic Agriculture in Albania: Sector Study 2011

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Bernet Thomas and Kazazi Iris S. Swiss Development Cooperation SDC and Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FIBL. April 2012
2012

Transnational Land Deals for Agriculture in the Global South

Anseeuw Ward, Boche Mathieu, Breu Thomas, Giger Markus, Lay Jann, Messerli Peter and Nolte Kerstin. Centre for Development and Environment CDE, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement CIRAD and German Institute of Global and Area Studies GIGA. April 2012
2012

The right to food and global strategic frameworks

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The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition (GSF) and the UN Comprehensive Framework for Action (CFA)

Golay Christophe and Büschi Michaela . Food and agriculture organization FAO. March 2012
2012

Factors determining the adoption and impact of a postharvest storage technology

PDF, 455 KB

Bokusheva Raushan, Finger Robert, Fischler Martin, Berlin Robert, Marín Yuri, Pérez Francisco and Paiz Francisco. Food Security, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 279-293. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH. March 2012
2012

The Meanings of Pasture in Resource Degradation Negotiations: Evidence From Post-Socialist Rural Kyrgyzstan

PDF, 1090 KB

Liechti Karina. Mountain Research and Development, 32(3):304-312. March 2012
2012

Partnerships in Development-oriented Research: Lessons Learnt and Challenges Ahead

Upreti Bishnu Raj, Zimmermann Anne B, Debele Berhanu and Cissé Guéladio. NCCR North-South, South Asia Coordination Office. February 2012
2012

‘Green economy’: development opportunity or buzzword?

PDF, 876 KB

Messerli Peter, Ludi Eva and Breu Thomas. evidence for policy No 6. NCCR North-South. January 2012
2012

It’s time to control brucellosis in Central Asia

Zinsstag Jakob et al.. Evidence for Policy Series, Regional edition Central Asia, No. 2. NCCR North-South. January 2012
2012

Overcoming bottlenecks in water management in the Pangani Basin

PDF, 337 KB

Msuya TS, Kiteme BP. evidence for policy No. 1. NCCR North-South. January 2012
2012

Achievements and Challenges in Agricultural Extension in India

PDF, 1872 KB

Ferroni Marco and Yuan Zhou. in: Global Journal of Emerging Market Economies, 4,3 (2012): 319-346. January 2012
2011

Capitalisation of experiences in Rural Innovation and Advisory Services

PDF, 820 KB

overview document

Fischler Martin, Weigel Nara and Schmidt Peter. Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation. December 2011
2011

Targeting Women in Rural Advisory Services

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Carter Jane and Weigel Nara. Agriculture + Rural Development Network Brief No 1. Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation. December 2011
2011

Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa: Stewardship Case Studies

Johnson L., Anthony V., Alhassan W.S. and Rudelsheim P. (eds). Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) / Syngenta Foundation. November 2011
2011

Biofortification. Optimizing iron absorption from beans and other staple foods

Petry Nicolai. Dissertation, Nr. 19787. Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich. November 2011
2011

Establishment of native timber trees in tropical pasture-reforestation

Plath Mirco. Dissertation, Nr. 19858. Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich. November 2011
2011

Mitigating Greenhouse Gases in Agriculture

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A challenge and opportunity for agricultural policies

Muller Adrian et al.. Brot für die Welt, in cooperation with Brot für alle, DanChurchAid and Church of Sweden, prepared by FiBL. November 2011
2011

Quand les greniers se remplissent. Les bénéfices du partenariat entre la recherche agronomique, la vulgarisation agricole et des organisations paysannes au Mali

PDF, 18'671 KB

Sonia Ferroni, Ernst Gabathuler. Centre for Development and Environment / Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture. November 2011
2011

Land Grabbing: the Dark Side of ‘sustainable’ Investments

PDF, 868 KB

Concerns of Bread for all on the Addax Bioenergy project in Sierra Leone

Bread for all. November 2011
2011

African Organic Agriculture Training Manual

Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, International Foundation for Organic Agriculture Movement IFOAM, the National African Organic Agricultural Movements NOAMs. November 2011
2011

Food Sovereignty and its Discontents

Aerni Philipp. ATDF Journal Volume 8 Issue 1 & 2. World Trade Institute. November 2011
2011

Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives

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Wiesmann Urs and Hurni Hans (eds.). perspectives Volume 6. NCCR North-South. October 2011
2011

Du grain à moudre. Genre, développement rural et alimentation

Les Actes des colloques genre et développement

Collection Yvonne Preiswerk. Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. October 2011
2011

Highlands and Drylands. Mountains, a source of resilience in arid regions

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Berrahmouni Nora, Romeo Rosalaura, McGuire Douglas, Zelaya Sergio, Maselli Daniel and Kohler Thomas. Mountain Partnership FAO, UNCCD Secretariat, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern (CDE). October 2011
2011

The potential impacts of enhanced soil moisture and soil fertility on smallholder crop yields in Southern Africa

Andersson Jafet Clas Martin . Dissertation, Nr. 19600. Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich. October 2011
2011

Alternative feeds for small ruminants kept in the dry areas of the Mediterranean basin

Abbeddou Souheila. Dissertation, Nr. 19840. Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich. September 2011
2011

Contested Rural Development in Nepal

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Manandhar Prabin. NCCR North-South Dialogue, no. 32. NCCR North-South. September 2011
2011

Kilimanjaro and Oromia Coffee Value Chain Case Studies: Producer Benefi ts from Fair Trade and Free Market Channels

PDF, 372 KB

Coles Christopher. NCCR North-South Dialogue, no. 34. NCCR North-South. September 2011
2011

Freiwillige private Standards als marktorientierte Instrumente einer nachhaltigen Handelspolitik

PDF, 771 KB

Egler Hans-Peter. Die Volkswirtschaft 7/8. Staatssekretariat für Wirtschaft (SECO). August 2011
2011

Public-Private Partnerships and Sustainable Agricultural Development

PDF, 105 KB

Ferroni Marco and Castle Paul. Sustainability, 3, 1064-1073. July 2011
2011

Indigenous fodder trees can increase grazing accessibility for landless and mobile pastoralists in northern Pakistan

Ur-Rahim Inam, Maselli Daniel, Rueff Henri and Urs Wiesmann3. Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice, 1:2. July 2011
2011

Research in a war zone

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Bonfoh Bassirou, Raso Giovanna, Koné, Dao Daouda, Girardin Olivier, Cissé Guéladio, Zinsstag Jakob, Utzinger Jürg and Tanner Marcel . NATURE, VOL 474, 569-571. Swiss Centre for Scientic Research (CSRS). June 2011
2011

Rural Poverty Report 2011

Two Presentations of the Event: Agriculture and rural poverty reduction: the changing global context and emerging policy challenges by Henock Kifle, Chief Development Strategist, IFAD; Rural Poverty Report 2011: New realities, new challenges: new opportunities for tomorrow's generation by Edward Heinemann, Team Leader Rural Poverty Report, IFAD

SDC Agriculture and Food Security Network . June 2011
2011

Animal Breeders’ Rights?

PDF, 345 KB

Temmerman Michelangelo. Working Paper No 2011/24. nccr trade regulation. May 2011
2011

Understanding actions and driving forces of smallholder farm households

Sonnevelt Martijn . Dissertation, Nr. 19467. Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich. May 2011
2011

Understanding new sources of conflicts in the lowlands of Ethiopia

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Mulugeta Alemmaya and Hagmann Tobias. Evidence for policy, Regional Edition Horn of Africa, No. 2. NCCR North-South. May 2011
2011

Du grain à moudre. Genre, développement rural et alimentation

The symposiumn analyzed the changing agricultural development with a gender focus. The paper collection provide new perspectives on female farmers around the world.

Les Actes des colloques genre et développement - Collection Yvonne Preiswerk. Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. May 2011
2011

«Water Grabbing» – der grosse Durst nach fremdem Wasser

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Der Ausverkauf von Wasserrechten vergrössert den Hunger und schürt Konflikte

Bauer Thomas, Baumann Miges, Brunner Nuria, Kolb Andrea, Maillard Ardenti Yvan and Schäfer Otto. EinBlick. Brot für alle and Fastenopfer. May 2011
2011

Climate change resilient small scale agriculture

Hoeggel Udo and Giger Markus. Information Flash No.1-3. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). May 2011
2011

Reshaping Rural Extension

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Gabathuler Ernst, Bachmann Felicitas and Kläy Andreas. CTA/Magraf. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE). April 2011
2011

Making a Living in Uncertainty

Agro-Pastoral Livelihoods and Institutional Transformations in Post-Socialist Rural Kyrgyzstan

Steimann Bernd. Human Geography Series / Schriftenreihe Humangeographie Vol 26. Department of Geography, Division of Human Geography, University of Zurich. April 2011
2011

Phosphorus – A bottleneck of nature / Pollution, resource scarcity and its implications for food security

Presentations of the North-South Forum organised jointly by the ETH North-South Centre and the NCCR North-South

Scholz Roland, Tilley Elizabeth, Ulrich Andrea, Mokwunye Uzo and Kotschi Johannes. April 2011
2011

The Organic Market in Europe

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Kilcher Lukas, Willer Helga, Huber Beate, Frieden Claudia, Schmutz Res and Schmid Otto. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FIBL, Swiss Import Promotion Programme SIPPO. March 2011
2011

On Adaptation to Climate Change and Risk Exposure in the Nile Basin of Ethiopia

Di Falco Salvatore and Veronesi Marcella. IED Working Paper 15. Institute for Environmental Decisions IED and Federal Institute of Technology Zurich ETH. March 2011
2011

Agricultural Biodiversity in the Tajik Pamirs

A Bridge Between Market Development and Food Sovereignty

Giuliani Alessandra, van Oudenhoven Frederik, and Mubalieva Shoista. Mountain Research and Development 31(1):16-26. February 2011
2011

Environmental, Social, and Economic Impacts of Sustainability Certification in the Agricultural Sector – The Current State of Empirical Research

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Jawtusch Julia, Oehen Bernadette and Niggli Urs. in: Willer Helga and Kilcher Lukas (Eds.): The World of Organic Agriculture - Statistics and Emerging Trends 2011. FiBL / IFOAM, pp. 88-91. February 2011
2011

ABC of development policy

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Eidgenössisches Departement für auswärtige Angelegenheiten (EDA). February 2011
2010

Report on Effectiveness– Swiss Development Cooperation in the Agricultural Sector 2010

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Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC. December 2010
2010

Kilimo Salama – Index-based Agriculture Insurance

PDF, 760 KB

IDEAS 42. International Finance Corporation, World Bank. October 2010
2007

SDC Guidelines on Green Biotechnology

PDF, 647 KB

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). June 2007
2005

The European Market for organic Fairtrade Products

PDF, 572 KB

with a focus of Central America

Garibay Salvador and Richter Toralf . Organic eprints. Reserach Institute of Organic Agriculture fibl. November 2005

The US Farm Bill: What implications for Africa?

PDF

BRIDGES AFRICA: Trade and Sustainable Development News and Analysis on Africa, VOLUME 3, ISSUE 5 –JUNE 2014. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD).

Oil palm expansion in Indonesia: assessing livelihood and environmental impacts from the smallholder sector

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Ser Huay Lee, Janice. Dissertation No 21273. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).

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