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Frank Eyhorn

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reducing pesticide use and risks - what action is needed?

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Frank Eyhorn, Tina Roner, Heiko Specking HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation 2016 Pesticides play a sensitive role in food systems: they are applied in order to protect crops, but they can have negative impacts on environment and human health. While global pesticide use has grown to 3.5 billion kg active ingredients per year, a significant portion of the chemicals applied has...
crop details database

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[node:field_ag_name] [node:field_ag_lastname] 2005 A very simple xls file to manage production and profitability data of smallholders for various crops. It serves for knowing available production for sales, improving yields and profitability, monitoring impact and for certification at the same time. Can easily be adapted to whatever context. A...
record keeping template

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[node:field_ag_name] [node:field_ag_lastname] 2005 A very simple one-page template for farmers to register key information for one crop / plot. The data can be used to optimize production and profitability and at the same time serve for certification purposes. Tested and used in organic cotton in India.

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  • national action plans for pesticide reduction: the role of biocontrol

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    Date: Tuesday, 25 October, 2016
    Basel, Switzerland

    This panel discussion investigates what biocontrol can contribute to pesticide use and risk reduction goals as formulated in national action plans. Located within the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting ABIM it provides the opportunity to get an overview on the latest developments in the exciting... more

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  • ensuring food and nutrition security in a changing climate through sustainable agriculture: climate change as a stress multiplier for development

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    Date: Thursday, 10 December, 2015
    Paris, France

    The Government of the Principality of Liechtenstein and the LiechtensteinDevelopment Service jointly with HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation andWelthungerhilfe invite you to a lively discussion that brings together practicalexperiences of development actions and scientific information on current... more

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  • pesticide reduction in agriculture - what action is needed?

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    Date: Thursday, 3 September, 2015
    Zurich, Switzerland

    Pesticides have caught new attention in the media and in political debates. Recent studies indicate that their impact on human health and ecosystems has been underestimated. As we import a large part of our agricultural raw materials we also share responsibility for the pesticides used abroad. The... more

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  • knowledge sharing seminar on sustainable organic rice production

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    Friday, 5 December, 2014 to Saturday, 6 December, 2014
    New Delhi, India

    Dear Madam, dear SirIt is with great pleasure that we invite you to participate in the Knowledge Sharing Seminar on Sustainable Organic Rice Production to be held on Friday 5th December 2014 in New Delhi, India (see draft program below for details). Knowledge is a good that increases if shared.... more

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  • organic family farming and fair trade for rural development

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    Date: Sunday, 12 October, 2014

    At the occasion of the international year of family farming and the Organic World Congress, HELVETAS, HIVOS, IFOAM, ICEA and FiBL are organizing a pre-conference on organic family farming and fair trade for rural development, taking place October 12 in Istanbul. Target groups: Leaders and... more

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