The HAFL Hugo P. Cecchini Institute contributes to the development of sustainable smallholder agricultural, forest and food systems in developing and transition countries.
An agricultural operation is sustainable if it is sufficiently profitable, environmentally friendly and offers good living conditions to those who work and live on the farm. With the RISE (Response-Inducing...
We address the challenges facing the food industry throughout the value chain – from resource production and food processing through to retailing and final consumption.
We develop practical, innovative solutions for the multifunctional and sustainable management of forest ecosystems. We operate in a networked, fact-based and technology-oriented manner.
Our researchers address the diverse challenges arising in sustainable food production – always considering the entire value chain.
We are interested in how knowledge is generated, transmitted and used. We investigate the conditions that promote successful knowledge processing and the methods that can be used to link different types of...