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Nathaniel Schmid
(Agr. Ingenieur HTL)

Department of Extension, Training and Communication
FiBL
Av. des Jordils 3
CP 1080
CH-1000 Lausanne 6

Phone +41 (0)21 619-4477 
Mobile +41 (0)79 783-6742
Fax +41 (0)21 617-0261
nathaniel.schmid(at)fibl.org 

Schmid Nathaniel

Activity areas

  • Diversification of field crops, improvement of quality, search for commercial outlets, animal production
  • Implementation of the French component of the FiBL network work
  • Communication with farmers and agricultural advisers (training courses, data sheets, articles in the agricultural press, hotline bio, Bioaktuell website)
  • Development of FiBL activities in French-speaking Switzerland

Training / professional career

  • 2015 - 2017 Sales manager and technical adviser for poultry.
  • 2009 - 2014 Farmer-vine-grower on a mixed farm with field crops, vines, suckler cows and laying hens.
  • 2005 - 2009 Organic adviser for a Brazilian agricultural production cooperative in the Porto Alegre region; organic rice production, processing and marketing certification.
  • 2001 - 2005 Head of Sales in the plant protection sector.
  • 1997 - 2000 Responsible for a private project on vegetable production and macadamia nuts in Paraguay.