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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

Documents associated to this organization.

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the organic business guide

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[node:field_ag_name] [node:field_ag_lastname], [node:field_ag_name] [node:field_ag_lastname] IFOAM - Organics International, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation 2010 This guide should help those actively engaged in setting up or in managing organic businesses with smallholders, to do a better job, and thus to be more successful. These can be individual entrepreneurs, senior staff of companies, but also the management of producer cooperatives marketing organic...
guidance document for co-existence between organic and gmo cotton in india

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Francis Blake HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation 2010 With the integrity of organic cotton from India under the spotlight, the aim of this guidance document it to provide a set of best practice protocols for organic cotton farming projects and their certifiers to avoid and prevent GM contamination. In January 2010, a number of press reports in Europe...
ics plot form

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[node:field_ag_name] [node:field_ag_lastname], [node:field_ag_name] [node:field_ag_lastname] HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation 2009 A simple form for farmers and extension workers to record farm activity data for a specific crop (as part of the Internal Control System).
content of an operating manual

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[node:field_ag_name] [node:field_ag_lastname] HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation 2009 Typical content of an operating manual covering the organisational set-up, main processes and ICS of a producer organisation or company.
ics internal control report of farm

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[node:field_ag_name] [node:field_ag_lastname], [node:field_ag_name] [node:field_ag_lastname] HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation 2009

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Users associated to this organization.

  • 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

    # documents uploaded: 1

    # 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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