Program coordination at FiBL

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FiBL is an independent, non-profit, research institute with the aim of advancing cutting-edge science in the field of organic agriculture. FiBL’s research team works together with farmers to develop innovative and cost-effective solutions to boost agricultural productivity while never losing sight of environmental, health and socio-economic impacts. FiBL has offices in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France and Brussels (FiBL Europe) and numerous projects and initiatives in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. Read more

Research Insitute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL Switzerland)

As the program coordination body, the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) has the lead in overall strategic guidance and scientific responsibility of the program. FiBL supports the capacity building of project staff and partners in research concept, research methodology, implementation of trials and surveys, and analysis of results. In addition, FiBL monitors project progress of activities, expected outputs and outcomes.

Program coordination

The program coordinator ensures the strategic orientation of the program, coordinates the program at FiBL level and is in charge of the dissemination strategy at internationa level. The program coordinator is the direct contact person for the Coordination Committee of Donors (CCD).

Program Coordinator
Beate Huber (Dipl.-Ing. Agr. FH)
Department of International Cooperation
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Ackerstrasse 113
5070 Frick, Switzerland
Phone +41 (0)62 865 04 25
Fax +41 (0)62 865 72 73
beate.huber(at)fibl.org

Program Coordinator Assistant
David Bautze (M.Sc.)
Department of International Cooperation
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Ackerstrasse 113
5070 Frick, Switzerland
Phone +41 (0)62 865 04 91
Fax +41 (0)62 865 72 73
david.bautze(at)fibl.org

Scientific coordination

The scientific coordinators is responsible for the overall scientific strategy which they coordinate with the country leaders. They have the lead for the scientific dissemination on cross‐country level. The scientific coordinators organize the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) meetings in coordination with the SAB president.

Scientific coordinator
Laura Armengot Martínez (Dr.)
Department of International Cooperation
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Ackerstrasse 113
5070 Frick, Switzerland
Phone +41 (0)62 865 72 61
Fax +41 (0)62 865 72 73
laura.armengot(at)fibl.org

Scientific coordinator
Amritbir Riar (Dr.)
Department of International Cooperation
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Ackerstrasse 113
5070 Frick, Switzerland
Phone +41 (0)62 865 72 88
Fax +41 (0)62 865 72 73
amritbir.riar(at)fibl.org

Country coordination

The three country projects (Bolivia, India, Kenya) are coordinated by a FiBL senior scientist (country leader). The senior scientists are responsible for the planning, monitoring and reporting of the activities in the respective country projects. The country leaders are supported by a country team at FiBL.

Country Leader Bolivia
Monika Schneider (Dipl.-Ing. Agr. ETH)
Department of International Cooperation
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Ackerstrasse 113
5070 Frick, Switzerland
Phone +41 (0)62 865 72 27
Fax +41 (0)62 865 72 73
monika.schneider(at)fibl.org

Country Leader India
Gurbir Singh Bhullar (Dr. Sc.)
Department of International Cooperation
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Ackerstrasse 113
5070 Frick, Switzerland
Phone +41 (0)62 865 72 58
Fax +41 (0)62 865 72 73
gurbir.bhullar(at)fibl.org

Country Leader Kenya
Noah Adamtey (Dr. Phil. Agr. & Envir.)
Department of International Cooperation
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Ackerstrasse 113
5070 Frick, Switzerland
Phone +41 (0)62 865 72 49
Fax +41 (0)62 865 72 73
noah.adamtey(at)fibl.org