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08 Apr
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SWEET Program Launches Call to Tackle Hard-to-Abate Emissions
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The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) and the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) have announced a new call for proposals under the SWEET funding program. This initiative...
05 Feb
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Hug AG’s Sustainable Farming Initiative Expands
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Hug AG, in collaboration with Knecht Mühle, is expanding its sustainable wheat farming project in Aargau after a successful trial. The partnership seeks to cultivate wheat for the ...
31 Jan
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New Swiss Association Aims to Reduce Agricultural Carbon Footprint
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AgroImpact, a new Swiss initiative in Lausanne, unites Vaud, Prométerre, WWF, and Nestlé to reduce agriculture's carbon footprint. Supported by over 2 million Swiss francs, it brin...
13 Dec
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Nitrogen Overload Threatens Swiss Forests, FOEN Reports
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Swiss forests are under threat as excessive nitrogen levels surge, impacting 90% of wooded areas. Human activities, particularly in agriculture and industry, contribute significant...
17 Oct
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Meeting the Global Food Challenge by 2050
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Scientists, including EPFL researchers, tackle the challenge of feeding 10 billion people by 2050 amid conflicts and climate change. Emphasizing sustainable solutions, they explore...
16 Oct
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Bigler AG Fleischwaren Signs Cross-Sector Pact for Greener Food Chain
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Bigler AG Fleischwaren joins 36 organizations in Switzerland's cross-sector commitment to reduce #FoodWaste. Aligned with the Federal Council's Action Plan, the initiative aims to ...
04 Oct
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Nestlé Advances Climate Resilience: Pioneering Weather Insurance and Regenerative Agriculture for Coffee Farmers
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Nestlé introduces a weather insurance program for small coffee farmers in its Nescafé supply chain, aimed at mitigating climate-related risks. The initiative is part of the Nescafé...
03 Jul
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43rd Session of FAO Conference: Switzerland to Discuss Global Food and Agriculture Situation
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Switzerland actively contributes to the 43rd FAO Conference (1-7 July 2023), shaping priorities in managing water resources for improved food security and sustainable food systems,...
02 Jan
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Switzerland Struggles with Nitrogen Pollution from Farming and Traffic
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Swiss forests face a nitrogen crisis, with over 90% affected by excess deposits, mainly from agriculture and traffic. To combat this, Switzerland is updating regulations by 2024, f...