Network and Shareweb Facilitation mandate for the Agriculture & Food Security Network

The Agriculture and Food Security 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.

Fiche signalétique

  • Département responsable Haute école des sciences agronomiques, forestières et alimentaires
  • Institut Institut des soins de santé participatifs
  • Unité de recherche Agriculture internationale et développement rural
  • Organisation d'encouragement Autres
  • Durée (prévue) 01.05.2020 - 30.04.2025
  • Responsable du projet Felix Hintermann
  • Direction du projet Felix Hintermann
  • Équipe du projet Maryna Taran
    Felix Hintermann
  • Partenaire Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation
  • Mots-clés knowledge management, communication, community of practice, website, events, agriculture, food security; 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 Security 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: