Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR)

The Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) is an informal multi-stakeholder group of Swiss institutions and private individuals interested in agricultural research for developing countries.

Steckbrief

  • Lead-Departement Hochschule für Agrar-, Forst- und Lebensmittelwissenschaften
  • Institut Ressourceneffiziente landwirtschaftliche Produktionssysteme
  • Forschungseinheit Internationale Landwirtschaft und ländliche Entwicklung
  • Förderorganisation Andere
  • Laufzeit 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2018
  • Projektverantwortung Felix Hintermann
  • Projektleitung Felix Hintermann
  • Projektmitarbeitende Dr. Alessandra Giuliani
    Bettina Stäubli Dreyer
    Felix Hintermann
  • Partner Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
    Bundesamt für Landwirtschaft BLW
    Direktion für Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit DEZA
  • Schlüsselwörter agricultural research, Switzerland, developing country, information exchange, networking

Ausgangslage

The HAFL is mandated to manage the SFIAR Secretariat with the aim to strengthen the network of Swiss agricultural research for development and to improve its visibility.

Vorgehen

(1) SFIAR Website: Information platform of Switzerland on agricultural research for development, (2) Management of the SFIAR Award for innovative agricultural research for development, (3) General secretariat support for the SFIAR, (4) Representation of SFIAR in the European Forum on Agricultural Research for Development (EFARD).