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One of the largest Swiss development organizations working in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe to build a just world.
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Franca Roiatti 17h
In is becoming a driver for development writes In through the project Hô Halé (hope) is training 1250 women and men to start their own activity in honey, and fish value chains
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People in Need 21h
How we helped banana farmers in the to recover after () in 2013. Watch full video here: Special thanks to and
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Helvetas Apr 18
Our new & offers in the : ➡️ International Project Director, ➡️ Medical Tourism Consultancy ➡️ Service provider in HR practices in the IT sector
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ODI's RAPID Apr 17
The 4IR Is Here. Do We Need to Design Development Initiatives Differently? Recent article from and for
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Helvetas Apr 17
From the report by : → 16 million young Africans are facing . → Gap between the median age of 's population and its executive leaders is ≈45years. have a big problem to solve yet they lack political leverage.
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Helvetas Apr 17
«I feel much better since I began to plant organically.» Sylvie, 39, from has seen hard times. 6 years ago she began to plant vegetables to feed her family. She became very ill from the chemicals that she was using. ➡️
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Helvetas Apr 17
Want to meet the farmers who grow your basmati ? Watch this cool video:
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Helvetas Apr 17
Similar to many other poor families around the world, the Tursunov family in improved their income after they started growing and selling .
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Helvetas Apr 17
A 10-pronged nutrition program for children <5 could lead to a 20% reduction in childhood stunting at an av. cost of US$3.85 per capita. The return on this investment thanks to greater future worker productivity is 17% — comparable to high returns from infrastructure investments
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Helvetas USA Apr 16
Organic agriculture has proven sustainability benefits, but we must also focus on improving the sustainability of conventional agriculture if we are to meet the :
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Helvetas Apr 16
Which is better for sustainabile food - or conventional farming? Or both? Debate with our author on his blog in the renowned journal Nature:
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Helvetas Apr 15
Want to learn how policies can drive sustainable food systems? How organic and conventional farming can benefit from each other? Exchange with other international experts at our free webinars:
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World FoodSystem Ctr Apr 12
Talk with authors of comment " in global driven by " during public webinar! Authors from will discuss their recommendations with policy makers from & India. 16 May 14:00
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Verena Seufert Apr 12
Replying to @vereseufert
And if you want to learn more, join one of the upcoming webinars in which authors of the article discuss their recommendations with policy makers from across the globe:
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Verena Seufert Apr 12
Replying to @FEyhorn
Also check out this great blog summary on our piece by : "This Comment piece will provoke criticism, from various sides. (...) The challenge ahead is [however] too big to spend much time and energy on ideological fights."
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Verena Seufert Apr 12
We often debate whether would save or doom the world. With colleagues we argue in a policy comment just out in that OA will do neither of these, but that it is an important lever towards a more sustainable food system.
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OECD on Development Apr 10
📣❗️ ❗️ 🗣️ dropped ⤵️📉 in 2018, especially to the neediest countries. We must remember our pledge to & reverse our course before it is too late. Read the latest figures 👉
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Organic Sweden Apr 12
Insightful comment by : Every step that shifts agriculture and food systems towards the SDGs, without major trade-offs between different goals, should therefore be welcome."
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Helvetas Apr 12
and conventional farming are seen as competitors. We instead believe that only their collaboration can ensure sustainable food for all. In an article published by Nature, we explain why this approach works. Article: Blog:
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FiBL Apr 10
Organic farming is an important role model for changing the current agriculture and food system, argue eleven international experts in the renowned scientific journal Nature Sustainability.
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