SDC Agriculture & Food Systems Network Facilitation

The Agriculture and Food Systems Network of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is an important platform for knowledge management. In this mandate we support the Network in online communication and event facilitation.


  • Lead-Departement Hochschule für Agrar-, Forst- und Lebensmittelwissenschaften
  • Institut HAFL Institut Hugo P. Cecchini
  • Forschungseinheit Internationale Landwirtschaft und ländliche Entwicklung
  • Förderorganisation Andere
  • Laufzeit (geplant) 01.05.2020 - 30.04.2025
  • Projektverantwortung Felix Hintermann
  • Projektleitung Felix Hintermann
  • Projektmitarbeitende Angela Wade
    Felix Hintermann
  • Partner Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation
  • Schlüsselwörter knowledge management, communication, community of practice, website, events, agriculture, food systems; development cooperation


SDC operates various thematic Networks with the overall goal to enhance the effectiveness of SDC (co-) funded operations by improving the availability and use of individual and general knowledge. The purpose of this mandate is to provide content-related thematic and technical support to the Agriculture and Food Systems Network in order to guarantee efficient and up to date communication and knowledge sharing.


The mandate foresees the following five outcomes: 1) Network newsletter published on a regular basis; 2) Web platform that provides relevant and up-to-date information in a user-friendly manner and reflects the Network's activities; 3) Network member support and monitoring; 4) Advice on innovative and tailor-made communication tools; 5) Thematic and methodological facilitation of Network events. Link:

Dieses Projekt leistet einen Beitrag zu den folgenden SDGs

  • 2: Kein Hunger