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HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation

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HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation is one of the most experienced and largest development organisations in Switzerland. It implements projects for rural development in 33 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. HELVETAS advisory services consist of several teams that provide technical advice and expertise to internal and external clients. The Rural Economy Team operates with twelve experts in sustainable agriculture, value chain facilitation and business development to support local project teams, producer organisations and service providers in improving production and management systems. HELVETAS Organic & Fairtrade Competence Centre has acquired a broad range of practical experience related to organic and fair-trade value chains, with particular focus on cotton, cocoa and rice. Since 2009 the Centre has been facilitating the 500+ members of the Global Organic Cotton Community of Practice. HELVETAS Knowledge and Learning Team focuses on capacity building processes and supports them with innovative online facilitation and participatory methods. 

Contact information
Acronym: 
Helvetas
Year of establishment: 
1955
Telephone: 
+41 44 368 65 00
Full address: 
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Weinbergstrasse 22a Postfach 8021 Zürich
Website:
Expertise
Country of activity:
Burkina, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Tanzania, Albania, Armenia, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Laos, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, {Burma}, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Vietnam, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
Expertise in Sustainability *:
Training and capacity building
Water management
Smallholders
Environmental management
Gender

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water productivity

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Stefanie Kaegi, Jens Soth HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation 2016 This article provides an overview on the WAPRO approach and the six WAPRO projects implemented in four countries.
identificando buenas prácticas para reducir el uso e impacto de agroquímicos

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[node:field_ag_name] [node:field_ag_lastname], Gerben de Wittte, Marjoleine Motz HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, IDH, Sustainable Trade Initiative, FSAS, Fair and Sustainable Advisory Services 2016 Resumen del foro de discusión en línea (al 3 de mayo, 2016). El uso intensivo de pesticidas y fertilizantes sintéticos para cultivos agrícolas tiene considerables efectos negativos relacionados con la salud y la seguridad de los agricultores y los trabajadores, daños al medio ambiente (suelo, agua...
identifier les meilleures pratiques pour réduire l'utilisation et les impacts des produits agrochimiques

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Marjoleine Motz, Gerben de Wittte HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, IDH, Sustainable Trade Initiative, FSAS, Fair and Sustainable Advisory Services 2016 Résumé des discussions du forum en ligne (pris en compte jusqu'à 3 mai 2016). L'utilisation intensive de pesticides de synthèse et d'engrais sur les cultures agricoles a un impact négatif considérable sur la santé et la sécurité des agriculteurs et travailleurs, des dommages environnementaux (sol...
identifying best practices for reducing the use and impacts of agrochemicals

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Gerben de Wittte, Frank Eyhorn HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, IDH, Sustainable Trade Initiative, FSAS, Fair and Sustainable Advisory Services 2016 The intensive use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers to agricultural crops has considerable negative impacts related to health and safety of farmers and workers, environmental damage (on soil, water and biodiversity), food safety and international trade. While many highly hazardous pesticides...
business plan development guideline

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Michael Blaser HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation 2016 The guideline explains why a business plan should be made, describes interested stakeholders and what a good business plan looks like. It shows the elements of a typical business plan and proposes how they can be elaborated. It provides guidance on how a business plan can be developed, and what the...

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  • Tina Roner

    HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation ( Frank Eyhorn - contact person for this organization in SxC)

    Position: Advisor Sustainable Agriculture & Extension

    Working languages: German, English, Spanish, French

    Skill Specialization: Training of Trainers, Training Materials Design and Development, Facilitating Workshop and Seminars

    Organization Endorsement: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation

    User Endorsement: Frank Eyhorn

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    # documents approved: 1

  • MD ZAHID HASAN

    HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation ( Frank Eyhorn - contact person for this organization in SxC)

    Position: Programme Officer

    Working languages: Bengali, English

    Skill Specialization: Project Design and Management, Developing Value Chains

    Organization Endorsement: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation

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  • Peter Schmidt

    HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation ( Frank Eyhorn - contact person for this organization in SxC)

    Position: Co-Head Advisory Services Department

    Working languages: English, French, German

    Skill Specialization: Advisory and Consulting, Community Development, Developing Value Chains, Evaluation, Food Security, Participatory Approaches, Organizational Development, Training of Trainers, Training Needs and Capacitiy Assessment, Training Materials Design and Development, Value Chain Analysis

    Organization Endorsement: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation

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  • Maja Rueegg

    HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation ( Frank Eyhorn - contact person for this organization in SxC)

    Position: Co-Team Leader Rural Economy

    Working languages: English, German, French, Spanish

    Skill Specialization: Advisory and Consulting, Developing Value Chains, E-Learning / Distance Learning: Content Development / Curriculum Development, Market Analysis, Market Development, Value Chain Analysis, Survey Design and Analysis

    Organization Endorsement: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation

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  • Louise Luttikholt

    HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation ( Frank Eyhorn - contact person for this organization in SxC)

    Position: Director

    Working languages: English, German, Dutch;Flemish

    Skill Specialization: Advisory and Consulting, Evaluation, Facilitating Workshop and Seminars, Food Security, Institutional and Network Development, Organics

    Organization Endorsement: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation

    User Endorsement: Frank Eyhorn

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