SDC Agriculture and Food Security Network

(c) Wolfgang Bayer SDC Paper on Climate Smart Agriculture

Read about the position of SDC-GPFS on Climate Smart Agriculture

The concept of Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) emanates from the intention to tackle both the challenges of adaptation and mitigation in the agricultural sector while at the same time ensuring an upward trajectory in productivity growth. On two pages this new issue of "GPFS - At Work" gives guidance on current Climate Smart Agriculture issues for SDC staff and provides a basis for external communication on the topic.more »

Fachtagung ökologischer Landbau in Afrika

15. September 2016 in Bern

Das A+FS Netzwerk der DEZA organisiert zusammen mit SWISSAID am 15. September 2016 in Bern eine Fachtagung zum ökologischen Landbau in Afrika. Die Veranstaltung soll den Wissens- und Erfahrungsaustausch zu Best Practices fördern. Mit dabei sind Expertinnen und Experten von DEZA, Swissaid, Helvetas, Biovision, COPAGEN Benin, Helvetas, FiBL und ETH. mehr »

Newsletter A+FS and e+i / April 2016 Newsletter A+FS and e+i / July 2016

Stay up-to-date with the latest news in our focus areas

This issue informs you on our Network's upcoming F2F on Land Governance, the e-discussion held in June about a new GPFS factsheet on Climate Smart Agriculture and a new e-discussion initiated by a member on innovative approaches for plant diseases control, a tender for an agricultural governance project in Haiti, a new report on the role of livestock in agricultural development and much more »

About the SDC Agriculture and Food Security Network

The SDC Agriculture and Food Security Network provides a knowledge exchange platform for all development practitioners with links to the activities of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in the area of Agriculture and Food Security. Membership is open to SDC staff and representatives of SDC partner institutions.

The A+FS Network seeks to enhance the effectiveness of SDC operations in the field by improving the availability and use of knowledge.

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